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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice Award
  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • On-Time Doctor Award On-Time Doctor Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross California
  • First Health
  • Humana
  • Cigna

Doctors in Burlingame Pacifica Medical

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  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Burlingame, CA that specialze in Family Medicine, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Nuclear Cardiology

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Ratings & Comments

14 ratings with 2 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Burlingame Pacifica Medical when asked is excellent. Burlingame Pacifica Medical has been reviewed by 14 patients. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Burlingame Pacifica Medical as provided by patient reviews is 8 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

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1828 El Camino Real
Burlingame, CA 94010

Specialties

5 specialties

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Nuclear Cardiology

    Rooted in general cardiology, nuclear cardiologists specialize in a specific, non-invasive imaging technique that's used to diagnose heart disease, evaluate how well your heart is pumping blood, or determine the size and place of a past heart attack.
    They’re able to take pictures and video of your heart during stress tests, and in resting states, that allow them to diagnose patients as well as recommended treatments, medication and additional testing that might be needed. They often work closely with radiologists to assess the damage of a past heart attack or the patient's risk for future heart attacks.

  • 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 Burlingame Pacifica Medical

  • Dr. Wenguang K Zhao MD

    Sleep Medicine, Family Medicine, Hospitalist

    Burlingame, CA

    4.5
    (2)
  • Dr. Thomas A Watters MD

    Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Nuclear Cardiology

    Burlingame, CA

    4.5
    (13)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following school

  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Burlingame Pacifica Medical. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Family Medicine, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Nuclear Cardiology near Burlingame Pacifica Medical Burlingame, 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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