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Quick Facts

  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Amerihealth
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health

Doctors in Open Mri & Imaging Center of Elkton

View all physicians that belong to Open Mri & Imaging Center of Elkton.

Ratings & Comments

10 ratings with 6 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Open Mri & Imaging Center of Elkton when asked is excellent. Open Mri & Imaging Center of Elkton has been reviewed by 10 patients. The rating is 4.6 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Open Mri & Imaging Center of Elkton as provided by patient reviews is 11 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

2 specialties

  • Radiology

    A radiologist is a physician who specializes in the use of medical imaging to diagnose and treat illnesses or injuries in patients.
    The different types of medical imaging are X-ray, computed tomography (CT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, and nuclear medicine.
    Radiologists are experts in these different types of tests and can advise a primary care doctor on which test is most appropriate in a specific case. These doctors also assist primary care doctors in analyzing the images produced by these tests in order to determine next steps necessary for treatment.

  • Diagnostic Radiology

    Radiologists help doctors get a closer look at what’s happening inside your body. If your primary care doctor wants to investigate your symptoms further, they may refer you to a radiologist to get an ultrasound or x-ray. Some radiologists specialize in mammography and breast imaging, which is who you see when you need a mammogram. A Radiologist can also determine if bones are broken or fractured after any kind of accident.
    Radiologists are trained to perform MRIs and CT scans, both of which are used to determine the presence of diseases or disorders and help your doctor properly diagnose you. They can detect anything from tumors, bleeding and infections to bone and muscle disorders.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Open Mri & Imaging Center of Elkton is affiliated with the following hospital

  • Union Hospital Elkton, MD 21921
  • Education

    Affiliated doctor has gone to the following school

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Open Mri & Imaging Center of Elkton is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Elkton, MD.

  • Meridian Primary Care LLC

    Group Practice

    Elkton, MD

  • Jui-Chih Hsu, M.D., Pa

    Group Practice

    Elkton, MD

  • Sheppard Pratt Physp A

    Group Practice

    Elkton, MD

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.