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Doctors in Black Hills Orthopedic And Spine Center

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7220 S Highway 16
Rapid City, SD 57702

Doctors in Black Hills Orthopedic And Spine Center

  • Dr. Christian J Gaffney MD

    Orthopaedic Surgery

    Salt Lake City, UT

    5.0
    (1)
  • Dr. Clark C Duchene MD

    Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

    Rapid City, SD

    4.9
    (7)
  • Dr. Samuel L Mortimer MD

    Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

    Rapid City, SD

    4.6
    (3)
  • Dr. Robert J Woodruff MD

    Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine, Orthopaedic Surgery

    Rapid City, SD

    4.4
    (11)
  • Dr. Ryan M Putnam MD

    Orthopaedic Surgery, Foot and Ankle Orthopaedics

    Lexington, SC

    4.3
    (24)
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    We don't have any physicians that practice at Black Hills Orthopedic And Spine Center. Here are some Group Practices near Black Hills Orthopedic And Spine Center Rapid City, SD.

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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