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Quick Facts

  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • United Healthcare
  • Blue Shield California
  • Humana
  • LA Care Health
  • Health Net

Doctors in Western Communities Family

View all physicians that belong to Western Communities Family.

Ratings & Comments

55 ratings with 19 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Western Communities Family when asked is excellent. Western Communities Family has been reviewed by 55 patients. The rating is 4.0 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Western Communities Family as provided by patient reviews is 14 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

2 specialties

  • 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.

  • Dermatology

    A dermatologist is a doctor who has extensive training and knowledge of the skin, scalp, hair and nails and treats conditions that affect those areas. These doctors will evaluate any abnormality, blemish or lesion on the skin in order to determine the cause and will determine a course of treatment.
    Dermatologists provide patients with full body scans in order to identify any signs that are indicative of an illness that requires treatment, such as skin cancer. These specialists may also provide cosmetic services, such as mole removal, scar diminishing treatments and even botox and face lifts.

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Western University Of Health Sciences
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Western Communities Family is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Wellington, FL.

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  • Obgyn Specialists of The Palm

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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.