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Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease in which your body is unable to maintain a normal blood sugar (glucose) level.

  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • BCBS Georgia
  • Anthem
  • Multiplan
  • UHC of the River Valley

Doctors in Baptist Primary Care-Fernandina Beach

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  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Fernandina Beach, FL that specialze in Family Medicine

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Ratings & Comments

36 ratings with 14 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Baptist Primary Care-Fernandina Beach when asked is good. Baptist Primary Care-Fernandina Beach has been reviewed by 36 patients. The rating is 3.3 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Baptist Primary Care-Fernandina Beach as provided by patient reviews is 13 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

get directions Baptist Primary Care-Fernandina Beach
1888 S 14th St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Specialties

1 specialty

  • 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 Baptist Primary Care-Fernandina Beach

  • Dr. Jacob Blum MD

    Family Medicine

    Jacksonville, FL

    3.5
    (14)
  • Dr. Diana R Twiggs MD

    Family Medicine

    Fernandina Beach, FL

    2.7
    (29)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Memorial University Of Newfoundland
  • University Of Florida College Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Baptist Primary Care-Fernandina Beach. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Family Medicine near Baptist Primary Care-Fernandina Beach Fernandina Beach, FL.

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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