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Quick Facts

  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Oxford Health
  • BCBS Massachusetts
  • United Healthcare
  • BCBS Blue Card
  • Empire BCBS

Doctors in Suffolk Orthopaedic Associates Pc

View all physicians that belong to Suffolk Orthopaedic Associates Pc.

Ratings & Comments

85 ratings with 26 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Suffolk Orthopaedic Associates Pc when asked is excellent. Suffolk Orthopaedic Associates Pc has been reviewed by 85 patients. The rating is 4.7 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Suffolk Orthopaedic Associates Pc as provided by patient reviews is 20 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

5 specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

    An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician who specializes in diagnosis and surgical treatment of injuries and disorders involving the musculoskeletal system, such as hip replacements and arthroscopic knee surgery.
    In addition to treating trauma to the musculoskeletal system, these doctors also deal with sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Adolescent Medicine

    Adolescent specialists are doctors who have advanced training in the health issues that adolescents face. These physicians deal with issues like the onset of puberty, reproductive health, eating disorders, irregular periods, mood changes, drugs and pressures from home and school. For girls entering adulthood, adolescent specialists can act as both pediatrician and gynecologist, so they only have to see one doctor for all their needs.

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    A physiatrist is a doctor who specializes in the rehabilitation and physiological treatment of patients with an illness or injury that affects movement.
    These specialists have extensive knowledge of the nerves, muscles, bone, and brain. Physiatrists are also experts in pain medication.
    Some common conditions that physiatrists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, neurological and spinal disorders and injuries, chronic pain disorders, like fibromyalgia, and musculoskeletal issues, like broken bones and torn muscles.
    These physicians also often coordinate a team of other specialists in order to maximize the patient's recovery, such as occupational therapists, speech therapists, neurologists, orthopedists, and counselors.

  • Pain Management

    A pain management specialist is a physician with advanced knowledge and training in diagnosing and treating pain. These doctors do not come from one particular discipline, but rather use their respective backgrounds to contribute a varied approach to the field of pain management.
    These specialists use their different skills and training in pain management to treat pain stemming from different causes - whether it's neuropathic pain or headache, or the result of injury, a surgical procedure, cancer or another illness.
    Pain management specialists are primarily trained as anesthesiologists, physiatrists, interventional radiologists, neurologists, osteopaths, or primary care physicians.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Suffolk Orthopaedic Associates Pc is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center West Islip, NY 11795
  • North Shore/Long Island Jewish Hospital System - Southside Hospital Bay Shore, NY 11706
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
  • University Of Medicine And Dentistry Of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • State University Of New York Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
  • Ross University School Of Medicine
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Suffolk Orthopaedic Associates Pc is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Bay Shore, NY.

  • Scheufler and Staro MDS PC

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  • Western Suffolk Gastroentology Assoc

    Group Practice

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  • Medical Arts Obstetrics & Gyn

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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.