Quick Facts

Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease in which your body is unable to maintain a normal blood sugar (glucose) level.

Doctors in Baptist Surgical Associates

View all physicians that belong to Baptist Surgical Associates.
  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of La Grange, KY.

  • search for Doctors

Location

get directions Baptist Surgical Associates
1023 New Moody Ln
La Grange, KY 40031

Doctors in Baptist Surgical Associates

  • Dr. Kenneth E Green MD

    Surgery

    La Grange, KY

    5.0
    (1)
  • Dr. Shiela I Rhoads MD

    Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

    La Grange, KY

    3.7
    (9)
  • Dr. Thomas K Hart MD

    Surgery

    La Grange, KY

    3.5
    (13)
  • Dr. Saima A Khan MD

    Surgery

    La Grange, KY

    3.0
    (2)
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Baptist Surgical Associates. Here are some Group Practices near Baptist Surgical Associates La Grange, 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.

The Vitals website is provided for your informational use only. Nothing contained or offered by, on or through Vitals should be construed as medical advice or relied upon for medical diagnosis or treatment. Vitals does not recommend or endorse any particular healthcare provider whose information or ratings appear on this website. We encourage you to read our full Terms of Service.