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Doctors in American Baptist Homes of the West

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    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Pleasanton, CA that specialze in Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Hospitalist, Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine

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Ratings & Comments

3 ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of American Baptist Homes of the West when asked is good. American Baptist Homes of the West has been reviewed by 3 patients. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at American Baptist Homes of the West as provided by patient reviews is unknown. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

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American Baptist Homes of the West

6120 Stoneridge Mall Rd
Pleasanton, CA 94588
(925) 924-7100

Specialties

5 specialties

  • Emergency Medicine

    An emergency physician is a doctor who is an expert in handling conditions of an urgent and extremely dangerous nature. These specialists work in the emergency room (ER) departments of hospitals where they oversee cases involving cardiac distress, trauma, fractures, lacerations and other acute conditions.
    Emergency physicians are specially trained to make urgent life-saving decisions to treat patients during an emergency medical crisis. These doctors diagnose and stabilize patients before they are either well enough to be discharged, or transferred to the appropriate department for long-term care.

  • Hospitalist

    Hospitalists are physicians who specialize in the care of patients in the hospital. The majority of hospitalists are board-certified internists and have completed the same training as other internal medicine doctors including medical school, residency and board certification examination.
    Hospitalist activities include patient care, teaching, research, and leadership related to hospital care. They have more expertise in caring for complicated hospitalized patients on a daily basis since, unlike other specialists or primary care doctors, they spend most of their day in the hospital.
    They often coordinate the care of their patients and act as the central point of communication among the different doctors and nurses involved in the patient's care. They are also the main physician for family members to contact for updates on a loved one.

  • Infectious Disease

    An infectious disease specialist has specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of contagious diseases.
    Infectious diseases, also known as contagious or transmissible diseases, are those that stem from pathogen from a host organism. These infections may spread to other carriers through physical touch, airborne inhalation, bodily fluids or contaminated foods.
    Infectious disease specialists identify whether the disease is caused by bacteria, a virus, a fungus or a parasite often through blood tests and then determine what course of treatment, if any, is necessary.

  • 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 American Baptist Homes of the West

  • Dr. Linda W Kornguth MD

    Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine

    Pleasanton, CA

    5.0
    (2)
  • Dr. Erwin Kuo MD

    Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

    Pleasanton, CA

    1.0
    (1)
  • Dr. Mary J Cenizal MD

    Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine

    Pleasanton, CA

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Boston University School Of Medicine
  • University Of The Philippines
  • Drexel University College Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at American Baptist Homes of the West. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Hospitalist, Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine near American Baptist Homes of the West Pleasanton, CA.

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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