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Quick Facts

  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Multiplan
  • First Health
  • United Healthcare
  • QualCare
  • Amerihealth

Doctors in Practice Associates Medical Group

View all physicians that belong to Practice Associates Medical Group.

Ratings & Comments

11 ratings with 5 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Practice Associates Medical Group when asked is good. Practice Associates Medical Group has been reviewed by 11 patients. The rating is 3.4 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Practice Associates Medical Group as provided by patient reviews is 17 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

3 specialties

  • 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.

  • Radiology

    A radiologist is a physician who specializes in the use of medical imaging to diagnose and treat illnesses or injuries in patients.
    The different types of medical imaging are X-ray, computed tomography (CT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, and nuclear medicine.
    Radiologists are experts in these different types of tests and can advise a primary care doctor on which test is most appropriate in a specific case. These doctors also assist primary care doctors in analyzing the images produced by these tests in order to determine next steps necessary for treatment.

  • Pediatrics

    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
    While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
    Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Practice Associates Medical Group is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • Overlook Medical Center Summit, NJ 07901
  • Morristown Medical Center Morristown, NJ 07960
  • Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital Darby, PA 19023
  • Mercy Hospital of Philadelphia Darby, PA 19023
  • Mercy Suburban Hospital Norristown, PA 19401
  • Mountainside Hospital Montclair, NJ 07042
  • Overlook Hospital Summit, NJ 07901
  • Veteran Affairs New Jersey Health Care System - East Orange East Orange, NJ 07018
  • Veterans Affairs New Jersey Health Care System Lyons, NJ 07939
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • State University Of New York Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
  • Howard University College Of Medicine
  • University Of Medicine And Dentistry Of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Practice Associates Medical Group is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Summit, NJ.

  • Womens Cancer Center

    Group Practice

    Summit, NJ

  • Medical Diagnostic Associates Pa

    Group Practice

    Summit, NJ

  • Emergency Physician Assoc

    Group Practice

    Summit, 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.