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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Top 10 Doctor - State Top 10 Doctor - State
  • Accepted Insurance

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

Doctors in Augusta Arthritis Center Inc

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  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Augusta, GA that specialze in Rheumatology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Vascular Neurology, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine

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Ratings & Comments

84 ratings with 24 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Augusta Arthritis Center Inc when asked is excellent. Augusta Arthritis Center Inc has been reviewed by 84 patients. The rating is 4.1 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Augusta Arthritis Center Inc as provided by patient reviews is 20 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

get directions Augusta Arthritis Center Inc
811 13th St
Augusta, GA 30901

Specialties

6 specialties

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Critical Care Medicine

    Also sometimes referred to as intensivists, critical care specialists are physicians with specialized training in the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions. Some of these conditions affect vital organs like the heart and lungs, those that make breathing difficult or impossible, and those that affect entire organ systems, like the renal system.
    Critical care specialists are typically found in a hospital's intensive care unit where they monitor patients with life-threatening conditions and make determinations as to the best course of treatment.

  • Rheumatology

    A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.
    Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.

  • Pulmonary Disease

    A pulmonologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the lungs and respiratory tract.
    These specialists are similar to critical care specialists in that their patients often require mechanical ventilation to assist their breathing.
    Pulmonologists diagnose and treat patients with conditions such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, asbestosis, pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, COPD, and emphysema. Exposure and inhalation of certain toxic substances may also warrant the services of a pulmonologist.
    Some of the tools and tests pulmonologists use to diagnose a patient are a stethoscope in order to listen for abnormal breathing sounds, chest X-rays, CT scans, blood tests, bronchoscopy, and polysomnography.

  • 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.

  • Vascular Neurology

Doctors in Augusta Arthritis Center Inc

  • Dr. Donald H Loebl Sr MD

    Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Rheumatology, Internal Medicine

    Augusta, GA

    4.2
    (5)
  • Dr. Richard S Field MD

    Rheumatology, Internal Medicine

    Augusta, GA

    4.1
    (48)
  • Dr. Naveeda T Ahmed MD

    Neurology, Vascular Neurology, Rheumatology, Internal Medicine

    Augusta, GA

    3.9
    (31)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Augusta Arthritis Center Inc. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Rheumatology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Vascular Neurology, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine near Augusta Arthritis Center Inc Augusta, 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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