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Doctors in Ballard Wright Md

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    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Lexington, KY that specialze in Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Internal Medicine

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30 ratings with 10 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Ballard Wright Md when asked is excellent. Ballard Wright Md has been reviewed by 30 patients. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Ballard Wright Md as provided by patient reviews is 41 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

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2416 Regency Rd
Lexington, KY 40503

Specialties

5 specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • 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.

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    A physiatrist is a doctor who specializes in the rehabilitation and physiological treatment of patients with an illness or injury that affects movement.
    These specialists have extensive knowledge of the nerves, muscles, bone, and brain. Physiatrists are also experts in pain medication.
    Some common conditions that physiatrists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, neurological and spinal disorders and injuries, chronic pain disorders, like fibromyalgia, and musculoskeletal issues, like broken bones and torn muscles.
    These physicians also often coordinate a team of other specialists in order to maximize the patient's recovery, such as occupational therapists, speech therapists, neurologists, orthopedists, and counselors.

  • Anesthesiology

    Anesthesiologists are physicians who are trained to administer anesthetics, which are medicines used to block nerve sensation. Anesthesia can be either local to one specific part of a body, like a tooth, or regional to block feeling to a larger portion of the body, such as during an epidural for child birth. It can also be more general to block sensation to the entire body, resulting in unconsciousness.
    Anesthesiologists assist in surgery by determining how much anesthesia is necessary and by monitoring the patient's level of responsiveness and vital signs throughout the procedure. The anesthesia specialist will also bring the patient out of anesthesia and then continue to monitor his or her vital signs post-operation.
    Besides assisting in surgeries, anesthesiologists may also treat patients suffering from chronic pain.

Doctors in Ballard Wright Md

  • Dr. Dennis R Northrip MD

    Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine

    Lexington, KY

    4.1
    (5)
  • Dr. Ellen J Flinchum MD

    Pain Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    Lexington, KY

    3.4
    (27)
  • Dr. Christopher M Lyon MD

    Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine

    Lexington, KY

    1.5
    (4)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine
  • University Of Kansas School Of Medicine
  • University Of Kentucky College Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Ballard Wright Md. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Internal Medicine near Ballard Wright Md Lexington, KY.

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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