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Doctors in Ahf Healthcare Center Baton Rouge Azmeh Clinic

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    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Baton Rouge, LA that specialze in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine

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Ratings & Comments

16 ratings with 4 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Ahf Healthcare Center Baton Rouge Azmeh Clinic when asked is excellent. Ahf Healthcare Center Baton Rouge Azmeh Clinic has been reviewed by 16 patients. The rating is 4.6 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Ahf Healthcare Center Baton Rouge Azmeh Clinic as provided by patient reviews is 11 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

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Ahf Healthcare Center Baton Rouge Azmeh Clinic

4890 Bluebonnet Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
(225) 769-3922

Specialties

2 specialties

  • Infectious Disease

    An infectious disease specialist has specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of contagious diseases.
    Infectious diseases, also known as contagious or transmissible diseases, are those that stem from pathogen from a host organism. These infections may spread to other carriers through physical touch, airborne inhalation, bodily fluids or contaminated foods.
    Infectious disease specialists identify whether the disease is caused by bacteria, a virus, a fungus or a parasite often through blood tests and then determine what course of treatment, if any, is necessary.

  • 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 Ahf Healthcare Center Baton Rouge Azmeh Clinic

  • Dr. Waref J Azmeh MD

    Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine

    Baton Rouge, LA

    4.6
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    We don't have any physicians that practice at Ahf Healthcare Center Baton Rouge Azmeh Clinic. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine near Ahf Healthcare Center Baton Rouge Azmeh Clinic Baton Rouge, 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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