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  • Awards

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  • Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • On-Time Doctor Award On-Time Doctor Award

Doctors in Piedmont Providers Llc

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  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Atlanta, GA that specialze in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine

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Ratings & Comments

17 ratings with 5 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Piedmont Providers Llc when asked is excellent. Piedmont Providers Llc has been reviewed by 17 patients. The rating is 3.7 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Piedmont Providers Llc as provided by patient reviews is 17 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

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2727 Paces Ferry Rd SE
Atlanta, GA 30339

Specialties

3 specialties

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine

    Hospice care & Palliative medicine specialists focus their practice on pain management, symptom relief and qualify-of-life treatments to relieve the suffering of terminally ill patients. These doctors have specialized expertise in the treatment of patients with serious illnesses, advanced diseases and conditions resulting from catastrophic injury. Though often they work within hospice settings, they prevent and alleviate suffering appropriate at any age and stage of disease and can work alongside practitioners providing curative treatments.
    Hospice care & Palliative medicine focuses on depression, pain, fatigue, constipation, nausea, shortness of breath, loss of appetite and difficulty sleeping, among other conditions. They also alleviate psychosocial distress and other stressors that accompany terminal illnesses. They are skilled in guiding families through legal and ethical decision-making in end-of-life care and can address spiritual issues at these times. By coordinating care across settings by improving communication among providers, they improve access to information for families so that they understand the patient's condition and treatment options.

  • 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 Piedmont Providers Llc

  • Dr. Catherine L Dekle MD

    Internal Medicine

    Atlanta, GA

    5.0
    (13)
  • Dr. Mary F Dampier MD

    Internal Medicine

    Atlanta, GA

    3.0
    (2)
  • Dr. Nagalakshmi C Suryadevara MD

    Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine

    Marietta, GA

    3.0
    (2)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School Of Medicine
  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Piedmont Providers Llc. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine near Piedmont Providers Llc Atlanta, GA.

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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