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  • Awards

    7 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice Award
  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award
  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Top 10 Doctor - City Top 10 Doctor - City
  • On-Time Doctor Award On-Time Doctor Award
  • Top 10 Doctor - State Top 10 Doctor - State
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • First Health
  • Sagamore Health
  • SIHO Insurance Services
  • Humana

Doctors in Bluegrass Surgical Group Division

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  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Lexington, KY that specialze in Surgery, Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine

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Ratings & Comments

96 ratings with 22 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Bluegrass Surgical Group Division when asked is excellent. Bluegrass Surgical Group Division has been reviewed by 96 patients. The rating is 4.4 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Bluegrass Surgical Group Division 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 Bluegrass Surgical Group Division
1401 Harrodsburg Rd
Lexington, KY 40504

Specialties

3 specialties

  • Surgery
  • Gastroenterology

    A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.

  • 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.

Doctors in Bluegrass Surgical Group Division

  • Dr. John M Harris MD

    Surgery

    Lexington, KY

    5.0
    (9)
  • Dr. James S Pezzi MD

    Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

    Lexington, KY

    4.9
    (23)
  • Dr. Adalberto R Castellanos MD

    Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

    Lexington, KY

    4.4
    (33)
  • Dr. Amy C Tiu MD

    Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

    Lexington, KY

    4.4
    (7)
  • Dr. Elizabeth A Armstrong MD

    Internal Medicine

    Lexington, KY

    4.3
    (3)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of South Alabama College Of Medicine
  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
  • University Of Alabama School Of Medicine
  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
  • University Of Kentucky College Of Medicine
  • Temple University School Of Medicine
  • Universidad Autonoma De Nuevo Leon
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Bluegrass Surgical Group Division. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Surgery, Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine near Bluegrass Surgical Group Division 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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