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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Top 10 Doctor - City Top 10 Doctor - City
  • On-Time Doctor Award On-Time Doctor Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • First Health
  • CommunityCare
  • Humana
  • Cigna

Doctors in Billings Clinic

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  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Lawton, OK that specialze in Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Vascular Surgery, Sleep Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiology

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Ratings & Comments

57 ratings with 13 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Billings Clinic when asked is excellent. Billings Clinic has been reviewed by 57 patients. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Billings Clinic as provided by patient reviews is 14 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

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5606 SW Lee Blvd
Lawton, OK 73505

Specialties

8 specialties

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine

    Also sometimes referred to as intensivists, critical care specialists are physicians with specialized training in the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions. Some of these conditions affect vital organs like the heart and lungs, those that make breathing difficult or impossible, and those that affect entire organ systems, like the renal system.
    Critical care specialists are typically found in a hospital's intensive care unit where they monitor patients with life-threatening conditions and make determinations as to the best course of treatment.

  • Pulmonary Disease

    A pulmonologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the lungs and respiratory tract.
    These specialists are similar to critical care specialists in that their patients often require mechanical ventilation to assist their breathing.
    Pulmonologists diagnose and treat patients with conditions such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, asbestosis, pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, COPD, and emphysema. Exposure and inhalation of certain toxic substances may also warrant the services of a pulmonologist.
    Some of the tools and tests pulmonologists use to diagnose a patient are a stethoscope in order to listen for abnormal breathing sounds, chest X-rays, CT scans, blood tests, bronchoscopy, and polysomnography.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Sleep Medicine

    A sleep medicine specialist is specially trained in diagnosing and treating disorders involving sleep.
    Sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome and insomnia are very common and can often cause other serious health issues, such as depression, asthma, and migraines. Sleep medicine specialists often work in sleep centers where they observe a patient while sleeping and monitor brain waves, behavior, and vital signs in order to identify the causes of sleep disturbance, or an inability to sleep (insomnia).
    Sleep medicine specialists treat patients through advising on sleep hygiene, providing cognitive behavioral therapy, using light therapy, or medical sleep aides.

  • Cardiology

    Cardiologists are doctors who specialize in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of conditions related to the heart and blood vessels.
    A patient may be referred to a cardiologist if he experiences symptoms like chest pains, shortness of breath, dizziness, or high blood pressure. The physician will then evaluate your symptoms, take your health and family history and your weight. The cardiologist may order additional diagnostic tests, such as an echocardiogram, X-ray or blood tests. If necessary, the cardiologist may also call for a cardiac catheterization - a procedure in which a small tube is inserted into or near the heart that can take pictures of the heart's activity, or relieve blockage.
    Once determining whether there is a heart condition, a cardiologist will treat a patient through cholesterol management, cardiac rehabilitation, and fitness. If surgical intervention is required, like open-heart surgery, a cardiologist will make that determination, but a cardiothoracic surgeon will perform the procedure.

  • Vascular and Interventional Radiology

    Interventional radiologists, also known as vascular radiologists, use minimally-invasive imaging techniques to diagnose conditions in your organs and blood vessels. For example, if you need an angiography (an x-ray of the arteries) to diagnose a blockage in your blood vessels, your doctor will refer you to an interventional radiologist. They can, if needed, perform an angioplasty to open up the blocked passage.
    They’re also trained to perform needle biopsies, insert stents, treat varicose veins and obstructions of the urinary tract (possibly due to kidney stones) and can help with dangerous postpartum bleeding. They treat various types of fibroids and embolization, which is a clot, air bubble or other blockage in the bloodstream. While the types of imaging procedures they perform are more invasive than x-rays done to identify broken bones, pain levels and recovery time are usually minimal.

Doctors in Billings Clinic

  • Dr. Karen A Clark MD

    Cardiovascular Disease

    Lawton, OK

    5.0
    (1)
  • Dr. Karen A Clark MD

    Cardiovascular Disease

    Lawton, OK

    5.0
    (1)
  • Dr. Shujahat H Shah MD

    Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology

    Ardmore, OK

    4.5
    (21)
  • Dr. Ronald R Magee MD

    Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Vascular Surgery

    Oklahoma City, OK

    4.4
    (7)
  • Dr. Eva Sawheny MD

    Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

    Oklahoma City, OK

    4.4
    (7)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine
  • Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
  • Ross University School Of Medicine
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Billings Clinic. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Vascular Surgery, Sleep Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiology near Billings Clinic Lawton, OK.

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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