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    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice Award
  • Regional Top Doctors Regional Top Doctors
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Accepted Insurance

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

Doctors in Deaconess Hospital Milton Occupational Health

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    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Milton, MA that specialze in Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Surgery

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Ratings & Comments

24 ratings with 7 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Deaconess Hospital Milton Occupational Health when asked is excellent. Deaconess Hospital Milton Occupational Health has been reviewed by 24 patients. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Deaconess Hospital Milton Occupational Health as provided by patient reviews is 40 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

get directions Deaconess Hospital Milton Occupational Health
199 Reedsdale Rd
Milton, MA 02186

Specialties

7 specialties

  • Emergency Medicine

    An emergency physician is a doctor who is an expert in handling conditions of an urgent and extremely dangerous nature. These specialists work in the emergency room (ER) departments of hospitals where they oversee cases involving cardiac distress, trauma, fractures, lacerations and other acute conditions.
    Emergency physicians are specially trained to make urgent life-saving decisions to treat patients during an emergency medical crisis. These doctors diagnose and stabilize patients before they are either well enough to be discharged, or transferred to the appropriate department for long-term care.

  • 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
  • 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.

  • Geriatric Medicine

    A geriatric specialist is a physician who treats the elderly population and the conditions that most commonly affect them. These doctors have special training in the effects of aging on the body and mind of a patient.
    Geriatric specialists treat common ailments faced by senior citizens, such as frailty, incontinence, memory problems, arthritis, senility, decreased functioning and more.
    In addition, geriatric specialists keep abreast of the different medications that an elderly person is prescribed to treat their more complex health issues in order to decrease adverse side effects and avoid dangerous drug interactions.

  • 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 Deaconess Hospital Milton Occupational Health

  • Dr. Cheri M Weaver MD

    Emergency Medicine

    Milton, MA

    5.0
    (4)
  • Dr. Allen C Waltman MD

    Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine

    Milton, MA

    4.5
    (10)
  • Dr. Heidi H Oconnor MD

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

    Milton, MA

    4.3
    (3)
  • Dr. Morgan A Bresnick MD

    Surgery

    Milton, MA

    3.9
    (9)
  • Dr. Rebecca A Lawniczak MD

    Emergency Medicine

    Milton, MA

    2.6
    (5)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine
  • Andhra Medical College
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
  • University Of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Deaconess Hospital Milton Occupational Health. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Surgery near Deaconess Hospital Milton Occupational Health Milton, 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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