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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice Award
  • On-Time Doctor Award On-Time Doctor Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • First Health
  • Humana
  • Cigna
  • United Healthcare

Doctors in Baton Rouge General Pediatric Services

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    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Baton Rouge, LA that specialze in General Practice, Surgery, Internal Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Disease

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Ratings & Comments

38 ratings with 8 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Baton Rouge General Pediatric Services when asked is excellent. Baton Rouge General Pediatric Services has been reviewed by 38 patients. The rating is 4.4 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Baton Rouge General Pediatric Services as provided by patient reviews is 33 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

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8585 Picardy Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Specialties

7 specialties

  • Pediatrics

    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
    While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
    Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

  • Critical Care Medicine

    Also sometimes referred to as intensivists, critical care specialists are physicians with specialized training in the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions. Some of these conditions affect vital organs like the heart and lungs, those that make breathing difficult or impossible, and those that affect entire organ systems, like the renal system.
    Critical care specialists are typically found in a hospital's intensive care unit where they monitor patients with life-threatening conditions and make determinations as to the best course of treatment.

  • Surgery
  • General Practice

    A general practitioner is similar to a family practitioner in that they treat patients of all ages with a variety of health concerns. These doctors treat everyday ailments, some acute and chronic diseases, and also provid health checkups, physicals, inoculations and preventative care.
    General practitioners differ from family practitioners because they are not required to complete an additional residency in family medicine after completing their medical school residency. Like family practitioners, general practitioners will also provide referrals to patients who are in need of a specialist.

  • Pulmonary Disease

    A pulmonologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the lungs and respiratory tract.
    These specialists are similar to critical care specialists in that their patients often require mechanical ventilation to assist their breathing.
    Pulmonologists diagnose and treat patients with conditions such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, asbestosis, pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, COPD, and emphysema. Exposure and inhalation of certain toxic substances may also warrant the services of a pulmonologist.
    Some of the tools and tests pulmonologists use to diagnose a patient are a stethoscope in order to listen for abnormal breathing sounds, chest X-rays, CT scans, blood tests, bronchoscopy, and polysomnography.

  • 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.

  • Sleep Medicine

    A sleep medicine specialist is specially trained in diagnosing and treating disorders involving sleep.
    Sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome and insomnia are very common and can often cause other serious health issues, such as depression, asthma, and migraines. Sleep medicine specialists often work in sleep centers where they observe a patient while sleeping and monitor brain waves, behavior, and vital signs in order to identify the causes of sleep disturbance, or an inability to sleep (insomnia).
    Sleep medicine specialists treat patients through advising on sleep hygiene, providing cognitive behavioral therapy, using light therapy, or medical sleep aides.

Doctors in Baton Rouge General Pediatric Services

  • Dr. Tracee C Short MD

    General Practice, Surgery

    Baton Rouge, LA

    5.0
    (3)
  • Dr. John K Schwab MD

    Pediatrics, Sleep Medicine, Internal Medicine

    Baton Rouge, LA

    4.8
    (4)
  • Dr. Jeffrey C Littleton MD

    Surgery

    Baton Rouge, LA

    4.2
    (9)
  • Dr. Robert C Hinkle MD

    Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine

    Baton Rouge, LA

    4.1
    (11)
  • Dr. Dhaval V Adhvaryu MD

    Surgery

    Baton Rouge, LA

    4.0
    (12)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • The University Of Texas School Of Medicine At San Antonio
  • Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans
  • University Of Chicago Division Of The Biological Sciences The Pritzker School Of Medicine
  • University Of California Los Angeles David Geffen School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Baton Rouge General Pediatric Services. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in General Practice, Surgery, Internal Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Disease near Baton Rouge General Pediatric Services 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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