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Quick Facts

  • Accepted Insurance

  • Health Net
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Blue Shield California
  • BCBS Blue Card
  • Blue Cross California

Doctors in Novak Urgent Care

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Ratings & Comments

25 ratings with 8 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Novak Urgent Care when asked is fair. Novak Urgent Care has been reviewed by 25 patients. The rating is 1.8 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Novak Urgent Care as provided by patient reviews is 44 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

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.

  • 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.

  • Urgent Care Medicine

    Urgent care physicians can offer alternative, timely treatment for patients who need medical answers when their primary physicians aren’t available. Physicians at urgent care clinics typically deal with acute care issues, offering short-term treatment for health concerns that need immediate attention but aren’t life threatening.
    You might visit an urgent care clinic for treatment of a urinary tract infection, dehydration, the flu, a severe cough or a rash. They also treat injuries from minor accidents and can provide diagnostic testing as well as stitches. Your urgent care physician will also recommend additional care and advice on next steps to take to ensure proper long-term treatment for your condition.

  • Education

    Affiliated doctor has gone to the following school

  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

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.