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  • Awards

    4 Awards

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

  • Aetna
  • First Health
  • Humana
  • Cigna
  • Highmark BCBS

Doctors in Heritage Valley Medical Group

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  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Leetsdale, PA that specialze in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiology

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Ratings & Comments

34 ratings with 7 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Heritage Valley Medical Group when asked is excellent. Heritage Valley Medical Group has been reviewed by 34 patients. The rating is 4.6 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Heritage Valley Medical Group as provided by patient reviews is 11 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

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12 Quaker Village Shopping Ctr
Leetsdale, PA 15056

Specialties

3 specialties

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • 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.

  • 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.

Doctors in Heritage Valley Medical Group

  • Dr. Francis L Lally Jr MD

    Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine

    Leetsdale, PA

    5.0
    (15)
  • Dr. Robert S Nitzberg MD

    Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine

    Beaver, PA

    5.0
    (5)
  • Dr. George J Antalis MD

    Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

    Leetsdale, PA

    5.0
    (2)
  • Dr. Qurashia Manjoo MD

    Internal Medicine

    Leetsdale, PA

    5.0
    (1)
  • Dr. Stephen E Tunick MD

    Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

    Leetsdale, PA

    4.6
    (3)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
  • Temple University School Of Medicine
  • New York University School Of Medicine
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine
  • Drexel University College Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Heritage Valley Medical Group. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiology near Heritage Valley Medical Group Leetsdale, PA.

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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