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  • Awards

    3 Awards

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

  • Aetna
  • First Health
  • BCBS Georgia
  • Humana
  • Cigna

Doctors in Dekalb Medical Physicians At Flat

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

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Ratings & Comments

56 ratings with 16 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Dekalb Medical Physicians At Flat when asked is excellent. Dekalb Medical Physicians At Flat has been reviewed by 56 patients. The rating is 3.9 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Dekalb Medical Physicians At Flat as provided by patient reviews is 22 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

get directions Dekalb Medical Physicians At Flat
4153B Flat Shoals Pkwy
Decatur, GA 30034

Specialties

2 specialties

  • 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 Dekalb Medical Physicians At Flat

  • Dr. Grantley F Joseph MD

    Internal Medicine

    Decatur, GA

    4.4
    (23)
  • Dr. Carmen G Echols MD

    Family Medicine

    Augusta, GA

    4.1
    (10)
  • Dr. John J Oliga MD

    Internal Medicine

    Decatur, GA

    3.8
    (11)
  • Dr. Daryl Sherrod MD

    Family Medicine

    Decatur, GA

    3.5
    (15)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
  • Morehouse School Of Medicine
  • Howard University College Of Medicine
  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Dekalb Medical Physicians At Flat. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Family Medicine and Internal Medicine near Dekalb Medical Physicians At Flat Decatur, 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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