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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
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  • First Health
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Doctors in Alternative Orthopedics Spm

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Ratings & Comments

15 ratings with 2 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Alternative Orthopedics Spm when asked is excellent. Alternative Orthopedics Spm has been reviewed by 15 patients. The rating is 4.1 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Alternative Orthopedics Spm as provided by patient reviews is 5 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

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Alternative Orthopedics Spm

2021 Smith Flat Rd
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 295-0600

Specialties

2 specialties

  • Sports Medicine

    A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
    These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
    It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Doctors in Alternative Orthopedics Spm

  • Dr. Benjamin Ling MD

    Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery

    Placerville, CA

    4.1
    (15)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctor has gone to the following school

  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
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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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