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Doctors in Appledore Medical Group

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  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of York, ME that specialze in Hospitalist, Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine

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Ratings & Comments

3 ratings with 2 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Appledore Medical Group when asked is excellent. Appledore Medical Group has been reviewed by 3 patients. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Appledore Medical Group as provided by patient reviews is 5 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

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12 Hospital Dr
York, ME 03909

Specialties

3 specialties

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Hospitalist

    Hospitalists are physicians who specialize in the care of patients in the hospital. The majority of hospitalists are board-certified internists and have completed the same training as other internal medicine doctors including medical school, residency and board certification examination.
    Hospitalist activities include patient care, teaching, research, and leadership related to hospital care. They have more expertise in caring for complicated hospitalized patients on a daily basis since, unlike other specialists or primary care doctors, they spend most of their day in the hospital.
    They often coordinate the care of their patients and act as the central point of communication among the different doctors and nurses involved in the patient's care. They are also the main physician for family members to contact for updates on a loved one.

  • 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 Appledore Medical Group

  • Dr. John Fani Srour MD

    Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

    Somersworth, NH

    5.0
    (3)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctor has gone to the following school

  • University Of Damascus
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Appledore Medical Group. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Hospitalist, Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine near Appledore Medical Group York, ME.

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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