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  • Awards

    1 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Oxford Health
  • Cigna
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • Horizon BCBS

Doctors in Betances Health Center

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  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Hoboken, NJ that specialze in Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine and Family Medicine

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Ratings & Comments

9 ratings with 2 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Betances Health Center when asked is excellent. Betances Health Center has been reviewed by 9 patients. The rating is 4.3 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Betances Health Center as provided by patient reviews is 6 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

get directions Betances Health Center
113 14th St
Hoboken, NJ 07030

Specialties

3 specialties

  • Infectious Disease

    An infectious disease specialist has specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of contagious diseases.
    Infectious diseases, also known as contagious or transmissible diseases, are those that stem from pathogen from a host organism. These infections may spread to other carriers through physical touch, airborne inhalation, bodily fluids or contaminated foods.
    Infectious disease specialists identify whether the disease is caused by bacteria, a virus, a fungus or a parasite often through blood tests and then determine what course of treatment, if any, is necessary.

  • 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.

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

Doctors in Betances Health Center

  • Dr. Mohammad H Miqbel MD

    Family Medicine

    Hoboken, NJ

    5.0
    (3)
  • Dr. Avisheh Forouzesh MD

    Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine

    Hoboken, NJ

    3.7
    (6)
  • Dr. Sabia A Ali MD

    Family Medicine

    Hoboken, NJ

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • State University Of New York Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
  • State University Of New York Upstate Medical University
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Betances Health Center. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine and Family Medicine near Betances Health Center Hoboken, NJ.

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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