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Quick Facts

  • Awards

    3 Awards

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

  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health
  • United Healthcare
  • Multiplan

Doctors in Russellton Medical Group Upmc

View all physicians that belong to Russellton Medical Group Upmc.

Ratings & Comments

37 ratings with 8 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Russellton Medical Group Upmc when asked is excellent. Russellton Medical Group Upmc has been reviewed by 37 patients. The rating is 4.2 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Russellton Medical Group Upmc as provided by patient reviews is 25 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

1 specialty

  • 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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Russellton Medical Group Upmc is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • UPMC Presbyterian Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • Allegheny Valley Hospital Natrona Heights, PA 15065
  • UPMC St Margaret Pittsburgh, PA 15215
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following school

  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Russellton Medical Group Upmc is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Pittsburgh, PA.

  • Sterling Pediatrics

    Group Practice

    Pittsburgh, PA

  • The Childrens Institute

    Group Practice

    Pittsburgh, PA

  • CCP Mt Lebanon Pediatric Associates

    Group Practice

    Pittsburgh, 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.