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Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease in which your body is unable to maintain a normal blood sugar (glucose) level.

  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice Award
  • Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • First Health
  • BCBS Massachusetts
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim

Doctors in Brigham Physcian Group

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  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Chestnut Hill, MA that specialze in Internal Medicine

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Ratings & Comments

22 ratings with 4 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Brigham Physcian Group when asked is excellent. Brigham Physcian Group has been reviewed by 22 patients. The rating is 4.3 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Brigham Physcian Group as provided by patient reviews is 27 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

get directions Brigham Physcian Group
850 Boylston St
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Specialties

1 specialty

  • 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 Brigham Physcian Group

  • Dr. Nataly A Minkina MD

    Internal Medicine

    Chestnut Hill, MA

    4.5
    (12)
  • Dr. George M Alliegro MD

    Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease

    Chestnut Hill, MA

    3.8
    (17)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Saint Petersburg State University
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Brigham Physcian Group. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Internal Medicine near Brigham Physcian Group Chestnut Hill, MA.

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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