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Doctors in Big Thompson Medical Group Inc

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  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Loveland, CO that specialze in Internal Medicine, Hospitalist and Family Medicine

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Ratings & Comments

6 ratings with 3 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Big Thompson Medical Group Inc when asked is good. Big Thompson Medical Group Inc has been reviewed by 6 patients. The rating is 3.3 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Big Thompson Medical Group Inc as provided by patient reviews is 23 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

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1627 E 18th St
Loveland, CO 80538

Specialties

3 specialties

  • 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.

  • 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 Big Thompson Medical Group Inc

  • Dr. Anthony A Doft MD

    Family Medicine

    Loveland, CO

    5.0
    (2)
  • Dr. Antony C Pearson MD

    Hospitalist, Internal Medicine

    Loveland, CO

    2.2
    (5)
  • Dr. Naomi J Hipp MD

    Hospitalist, Internal Medicine

    Loveland, CO

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of California Davis School Of Medicine
  • University Of Minnesota Medical School
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Big Thompson Medical Group Inc. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Internal Medicine, Hospitalist and Family Medicine near Big Thompson Medical Group Inc Loveland, CO.

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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