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Doctors in Avoyelles Correctional Center

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    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Cottonport, LA that specialze in Family Medicine and General Dentistry

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Ratings & Comments

3 ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Avoyelles Correctional Center when asked is fair. Avoyelles Correctional Center has been reviewed by 3 patients. The rating is 2.3 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Avoyelles Correctional Center as provided by patient reviews is 13 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

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1630 Prison Rd
Cottonport, LA 71327

Specialties

2 specialties

  • General Dentistry

    A dentist is a doctor who diagnoses and treats oral health issues. The most basic services dentists provide are preventative and regular maintenance treatments such as cleanings, fluoride treatments, X-rays (to look for cavities), cavity fillings. He or she also provides advice on proper brushing, flossing, and rinsing for the prevention of plaque buildup.

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

Doctors in Avoyelles Correctional Center

  • Dr. Patricia E Baranco DDS

    General Dentistry

    Cottonport, LA

    2.3
    (3)
  • Dr. Casey C Mcvea MD

    Family Medicine

    Cottonport, LA

  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Avoyelles Correctional Center. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Family Medicine and General Dentistry near Avoyelles Correctional Center Cottonport, LA.

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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