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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • On-Time Doctor Award On-Time Doctor Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • BCBS Blue Card
  • BCBS Alabama
  • Multiplan

Doctors in Homewood Family Medicine

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  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Birmingham, AL that specialze in Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine and Family Medicine

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Ratings & Comments

32 ratings with 17 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Homewood Family Medicine when asked is excellent. Homewood Family Medicine has been reviewed by 32 patients. The rating is 3.9 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Homewood Family Medicine as provided by patient reviews is 20 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

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2151 Highland Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35205

Specialties

3 specialties

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

Doctors in Homewood Family Medicine

  • Dr. Walter H Watford Jr MD

    Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine

    Birmingham, AL

    5.0
    (1)
  • Dr. Scott R Weisberg MD

    Family Medicine

    Birmingham, AL

    3.2
    (34)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of Alabama School Of Medicine
  • Albany Medical College
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Homewood Family Medicine. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine and Family Medicine near Homewood Family Medicine Birmingham, AL.

Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

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