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Doctors in Hyperbaric Medicine

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    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Walnut Creek, CA that specialze in Preventive Medicine, Anesthesiology and Emergency Medicine

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1 rating

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Hyperbaric Medicine when asked is excellent. Hyperbaric Medicine has been reviewed by 1 patient. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

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

Location

Hyperbaric Medicine
1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Specialties

3 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.

  • Preventive Medicine

    A preventive medicine/wellness specialist is a physician who, through additional training, has become an expert in methods for maintaining good health and preventing disease. These specialists are the doctors people see when they are generally well or without a specific ailment and want to either learn how to maintain their current health or acquire better health.
    These doctors will advise patients on specific diets, exercise regimens, and lifestyle habits that are suited to their particular needs. Preventive medicine/wellness specialists take into account a patient's nutrition deficiencies, physical and cardiovascular capabilities, and habits in order to advise specific vitamins and supplements to take, how much physical activity to undertake, and which habits should be broken and replaced with more positive behavior.

  • Anesthesiology

    Anesthesiologists are physicians who are trained to administer anesthetics, which are medicines used to block nerve sensation. Anesthesia can be either local to one specific part of a body, like a tooth, or regional to block feeling to a larger portion of the body, such as during an epidural for child birth. It can also be more general to block sensation to the entire body, resulting in unconsciousness.
    Anesthesiologists assist in surgery by determining how much anesthesia is necessary and by monitoring the patient's level of responsiveness and vital signs throughout the procedure. The anesthesia specialist will also bring the patient out of anesthesia and then continue to monitor his or her vital signs post-operation.
    Besides assisting in surgeries, anesthesiologists may also treat patients suffering from chronic pain.

Doctors in Hyperbaric Medicine

  • Dr. Thomas E Schutz MD

    Emergency Medicine

    Walnut Creek, CA

    5.0
    (1)
  • Dr. Robert C Vandergraaf DO

    Preventive Medicine, Anesthesiology

    Vallejo, CA

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Stanford University School Of Medicine
  • Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Hyperbaric Medicine. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Preventive Medicine, Anesthesiology and Emergency Medicine near Hyperbaric Medicine Walnut Creek, 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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