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Quick Facts

  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • On-Time Doctor Award
  • Regional Top Doctors
  • Accepted Insurance

  • First Health
  • BCBS Blue Card
  • Aetna
  • BCBS North Carolina
  • Coventry Health Care

Doctors in Rockingham Gastroenterology Associates

View all physicians that belong to Rockingham Gastroenterology Associates.

Ratings & Comments

89 ratings with 30 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Rockingham Gastroenterology Associates when asked is excellent. Rockingham Gastroenterology Associates has been reviewed by 89 patients. The rating is 4.0 out of 5 stars.

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

Specialties

5 specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

    Vascular surgeons treat and manage disorders in your veins, arteries and your lymphatic system to ensure blood circulation in your heart and in brain is the best it can be. They're well-versed on how your vascular system works with the rest of your body and they can treat conditions that may cause blockages or buildup.
    They can perform many of the same diagnostic testing as interventional radiologists can, such as angiography and MRIs. In addition to diagnosis, they provide critical care and treatment for aneurysms, artery blockages and trauma injuries that involve your veins. They can also help patients manage diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol as well as treat artery disease. Treatment for more serious cases might include bypass surgery or surgery to remove plaque.

  • Thoracic Surgery

    If you need surgery to treat a complication in your chest, which includes your lungs, esophagus, diaphragm and heart, your doctor will refer you to a thoracic surgeon. They’re trained to offer surgical treatment for tumors and abnormalities in these areas as well as respiratory and heart conditions like lung cancer, heart disease and diseases in the diaphragm.
    Thoracic surgeons are similar to heart surgeons, except they have additional training in the entire cardiorespiratory system and in how your blood vessels work with your lungs and airways. They’re also trained on catheters used in the chest, as well as cardiac and respiratory support systems that might be part of your treatment plan.

  • General Surgery

    A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
    The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
    Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Rockingham Gastroenterology Associates is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • Moses Cone Memorial Hospital Greensboro, NC 27401
  • High Point Regional Health System High Point, NC 27262
  • North Carolina Specialty Hospital Durham, NC 27704
  • Annie Penn Hospital Reidsville, NC 27320
  • Cone Behavioral Health Center Greensboro, NC 27403
  • Kindred Hospital Greensboro Greensboro, NC 27406
  • Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital Greensboro, NC 27401
  • Wesley Long Community Hospital Greensboro, NC 27403
  • Women's Hospital of Greensboro Greensboro, NC 27408
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Duke University School Of Medicine
  • Medical University Of South Carolina College Of Medicine
  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
  • University Of Massachusetts Medical School
  • University Of Virginia School Of Medicine
  • Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
  • Mcgill University
  • Mcmaster University
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Rockingham Gastroenterology Associates is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Greensboro, NC.

  • Guilford Medical Associates Pa

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    Greensboro, NC

  • Triad Imaging

    Group Practice

    Greensboro, NC

  • Carolina Pediatrics of The Triad Pa

    Group Practice

    Greensboro, NC

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.