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  • Awards

    2 Awards

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

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

Doctors in Dahlonega Family Practice

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  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Dahlonega, GA that specialze in Podiatry, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine and Family Medicine

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Ratings & Comments

20 ratings with 7 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Dahlonega Family Practice when asked is excellent. Dahlonega Family Practice has been reviewed by 20 patients. The rating is 4.4 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Dahlonega Family Practice as provided by patient reviews is 9 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

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59 Tipton Dr
Dahlonega, GA 30533

Specialties

5 specialties

  • Pediatrics

    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
    While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
    Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

  • Podiatry

    A podiatrist is a doctor of podiatric medicine (DPM) specializing in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the foot, ankle, and related structures of the leg. Podiatrists treat common foot conditions including bunions, hammertoe, plantar fasciitis, and neuroma, as well as injuries to the foot and ankle, such as sprains and stress fractures.
    Podiatrists complete four years of medical training in podiatry and three years of hospital residency training; they may specialize in a variety of fields, including surgery, sports medicine, wound care, pediatrics, and diabetic care.

  • 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.

  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • 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 Dahlonega Family Practice

  • Dr. Bruce A Pichler DPM

    Podiatry, Foot and Ankle Surgery

    Dahlonega, GA

    5.0
    (1)
  • Dr. George J Petro Jr MD

    Internal Medicine, Pediatrics

    Dahlonega, GA

    4.9
    (7)
  • Dr. Richard A Wherry MD

    Family Medicine

    Dahlonega, GA

    3.4
    (12)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine
  • Mercer University School Of Medicine
  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Dahlonega Family Practice. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Podiatry, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine and Family Medicine near Dahlonega Family Practice Dahlonega, 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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