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Doctors in Alternative Solutions Mental

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    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Los Angeles, CA that specialze in Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine and General Practice

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14 ratings with 3 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Alternative Solutions Mental when asked is excellent. Alternative Solutions Mental has been reviewed by 14 patients. The rating is 4.4 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Alternative Solutions Mental as provided by patient reviews is 11 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

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8540 S Sepulveda Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Specialties

3 specialties

  • General Practice

    A general practitioner is similar to a family practitioner in that they treat patients of all ages with a variety of health concerns. These doctors treat everyday ailments, some acute and chronic diseases, and also provid health checkups, physicals, inoculations and preventative care.
    General practitioners differ from family practitioners because they are not required to complete an additional residency in family medicine after completing their medical school residency. Like family practitioners, general practitioners will also provide referrals to patients who are in need of a specialist.

  • Pulmonary Disease

    A pulmonologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the lungs and respiratory tract.
    These specialists are similar to critical care specialists in that their patients often require mechanical ventilation to assist their breathing.
    Pulmonologists diagnose and treat patients with conditions such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, asbestosis, pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, COPD, and emphysema. Exposure and inhalation of certain toxic substances may also warrant the services of a pulmonologist.
    Some of the tools and tests pulmonologists use to diagnose a patient are a stethoscope in order to listen for abnormal breathing sounds, chest X-rays, CT scans, blood tests, bronchoscopy, and polysomnography.

  • 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.

Doctors in Alternative Solutions Mental

  • Dr. Yulionas Gayauskas MD

    Internal Medicine, General Practice

    Los Angeles, CA

    4.8
    (6)
  • Dr. David E Defren MD

    Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

    Los Angeles, CA

    4.4
    (14)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The University Of Southern California
  • Lithuanian University Of Health Sciences
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Alternative Solutions Mental. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine and General Practice near Alternative Solutions Mental Los Angeles, 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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