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  • Awards

    5 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice Award
  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Top 10 Doctor - City Top 10 Doctor - City
  • On-Time Doctor Award On-Time Doctor Award

Doctors in Aesthetic And Hand Surgery Institute

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Ratings & Comments

183 ratings with 147 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Aesthetic And Hand Surgery Institute when asked is excellent. Aesthetic And Hand Surgery Institute has been reviewed by 183 patients. The rating is 4.6 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Aesthetic And Hand Surgery Institute as provided by patient reviews is 11 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

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Aesthetic And Hand Surgery Institute

333 S Kirkwood Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63122
(314) 984-8331

Specialties

2 specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

    A plastic surgery specialist is a physician with extensive training in the execution of plastic surgery procedures.
    Plastic surgery is the use of surgical procedures to rebuild or reshape injured or misshapen body parts. Congenital defects, such as a cleft lip or palate, can be corrected by a plastic surgery specialist. Injuries sustained during auto accidents also may require the services of a plastic surgery specialist. These procedures fall under the category of reconstructive plastic surgery.
    The other category of plastic surgery is cosmetic plastic surgery. Plastic surgery specialists often perform procedures like breast augmentation, face lifts, tummy tucks, liposuction, and lip injection as elective surgeries for patients who wish to make aesthetic improvements.

  • Surgery of the Hand

    Hand surgeons are certified surgeons who are also experts in the function and structure of your wrists, hands and forearms. This allows them to treat arthritis, carpal tunnel, trigger finger and tennis elbow, most of which tend to result from repetitive and excessive use of the corresponding joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments.
    Hand surgeons also commonly work with patients who have fractures or broken bones from any kind of accident. If you're experiencing any kind of general pain in your hand, wrist or forearm that isn’t going away, a hand surgeon is probably your best resource.

Doctors in Aesthetic And Hand Surgery Institute

  • Dr. Michele D Koo MD

    Plastic Surgery, Surgery of the Hand

    Saint Louis, MO

    4.6
    (184)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctor has gone to the following school

  • Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
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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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