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Quick Facts

  • Awards

    5 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Top 10 Doctor - State
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area
  • On-Time Doctor Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • United Healthcare
  • First Health
  • Encore Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care
  • SIHO Insurance Services

Doctors in Lake Surgical Associates

View all physicians that belong to Lake Surgical Associates.

Ratings & Comments

79 ratings with 24 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Lake Surgical Associates when asked is excellent. Lake Surgical Associates has been reviewed by 79 patients. The rating is 4.6 out of 5 stars.

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

Specialties

1 specialty

  • General Surgery

    A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
    The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
    Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Lake Surgical Associates is affiliated with the following hospital

  • St Catherine Hospital East Chicago, IN 46312
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of Kansas School Of Medicine
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine
  • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School Of Medicine

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.