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Quick Facts

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  • United Healthcare
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  • Humana

Doctors in Skin Surgery Center of Missouri

View all physicians that belong to Skin Surgery Center of Missouri.

Ratings & Comments

51 ratings with 18 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Skin Surgery Center of Missouri when asked is excellent. Skin Surgery Center of Missouri has been reviewed by 51 patients. The rating is 4.1 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Skin Surgery Center of Missouri as provided by patient reviews is 21 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

1 specialty

  • Dermatology

    A dermatologist is a doctor who has extensive training and knowledge of the skin, scalp, hair and nails and treats conditions that affect those areas. These doctors will evaluate any abnormality, blemish or lesion on the skin in order to determine the cause and will determine a course of treatment.
    Dermatologists provide patients with full body scans in order to identify any signs that are indicative of an illness that requires treatment, such as skin cancer. These specialists may also provide cosmetic services, such as mole removal, scar diminishing treatments and even botox and face lifts.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Skin Surgery Center of Missouri is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • University of Missouri Health Sciences Center Columbia, MO 65201
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital Saint Louis, MO 63110
  • Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital Saint Louis, MO 63141
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Emory University School Of Medicine
  • Duke University School Of Medicine

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.