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Quick Facts

  • Awards

    7 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • On-Time Doctor Award On-Time Doctor Award
  • Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice Award
  • Patient-Centered Medical Home Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • Physician Office Systems Recognition Program Physician Office Systems Recognition Program
  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area
  • Top 10 Doctor - State Top 10 Doctor - State
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Cigna
  • United Healthcare
  • Humana
  • BCBS Blue Card
  • BCBS Tennessee

Doctors in Centennial Pediatrics Pc

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Ratings & Comments

147 ratings with 29 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Centennial Pediatrics Pc when asked is excellent. Centennial Pediatrics Pc has been reviewed by 147 patients. The rating is 4.0 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Centennial Pediatrics Pc as provided by patient reviews is 18 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

4 specialties

  • Pediatrics

    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
    While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
    Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

  • Dermatology

    A dermatologist is a doctor who has extensive training and knowledge of the skin, scalp, hair and nails and treats conditions that affect those areas. These doctors will evaluate any abnormality, blemish or lesion on the skin in order to determine the cause and will determine a course of treatment.
    Dermatologists provide patients with full body scans in order to identify any signs that are indicative of an illness that requires treatment, such as skin cancer. These specialists may also provide cosmetic services, such as mole removal, scar diminishing treatments and even botox and face lifts.

  • Hospitalist

    Hospitalists are physicians who specialize in the care of patients in the hospital. The majority of hospitalists are board-certified internists and have completed the same training as other internal medicine doctors including medical school, residency and board certification examination.
    Hospitalist activities include patient care, teaching, research, and leadership related to hospital care. They have more expertise in caring for complicated hospitalized patients on a daily basis since, unlike other specialists or primary care doctors, they spend most of their day in the hospital.
    They often coordinate the care of their patients and act as the central point of communication among the different doctors and nurses involved in the patient's care. They are also the main physician for family members to contact for updates on a loved one.

  • Nuclear Medicine

    Nuclear medicine specialists are doctors who have extensive training in the use of nuclear substances, like radiation, to diagnose and treat certain illnesses.
    These specialists perform diagnostic tests in which a small amount of a radioactive substance is injected into a vein, inhaled or taken orally by the patient. The radioactive substance then enables the nuclear medicine specialist to use a scanner to detect the radiation level in the part of the body being examined in order to create an image of it with a computer. The images tell the physician whether there are abnormal changes in metabolism which indicate whether a disease or injury is present. These tests are often used to detect cancer.
    In addition to detecting cancer, substances like radioactive iodine can be either injected into the blood stream or taken orally to fight cancer and other diseases. After being ingested, the substance is absorbed by the thyroid gland and abnormal thyroid tissues are destroyed.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Centennial Pediatrics Pc is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • Monroe Carell Jr Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt Nashville, TN 37232
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nashville, TN 37232
  • Williamson Medical Center Franklin, TN 37067
  • TriStar Centennial Medical Center Nashville, TN 37203
  • Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital Nashville, TN 37236
  • TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center Nashville, TN 37211
  • Regional Medical Center at Memphis Memphis, TN 38103
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nashville, TN 37232
  • Stony Brook University Hospital Stony Brook, NY 11794
  • Nashville General Hospital At Meharry Nashville, TN 37208
  • Centennial Medical Center Nashville, TN 37203
  • Centennial Medical Center Of Ashland Cit Ashland City, TN 37015
  • Southern Hills Medical Center Nashville, TN 37211
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital Nashville, TN 37232
  • Forsyth Medical Center Winston Salem, NC 27103
  • Baptist Hospital Nashville, TN 37236
  • Cone Behavioral Health Center Greensboro, NC 27403
  • Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital Greensboro, NC 27401
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
  • Meharry Medical College
  • Mercer University School Of Medicine
  • University Of South Florida College Of Medicine
  • Kakatiya Medical College
  • Gsvm Medical College
  • Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico
  • University Of The West Indies Trinidad
  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
  • Bangalore Medical College
  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
  • The University Of Texas School Of Medicine At San Antonio

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.