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Doctors in Tennessee Health Care Association

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    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Nashville, TN that specialze in Preventive Medicine and Pediatrics

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Ratings & Comments

5 ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Tennessee Health Care Association when asked is excellent. Tennessee Health Care Association has been reviewed by 5 patients. The rating is 4.2 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Tennessee Health Care Association as provided by patient reviews is unknown. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

Tennessee Health Care Association
310 Great Circle Rd
Nashville, TN 37243

Specialties

2 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.

  • Preventive Medicine

    A preventive medicine/wellness specialist is a physician who, through additional training, has become an expert in methods for maintaining good health and preventing disease. These specialists are the doctors people see when they are generally well or without a specific ailment and want to either learn how to maintain their current health or acquire better health.
    These doctors will advise patients on specific diets, exercise regimens, and lifestyle habits that are suited to their particular needs. Preventive medicine/wellness specialists take into account a patient's nutrition deficiencies, physical and cardiovascular capabilities, and habits in order to advise specific vitamins and supplements to take, how much physical activity to undertake, and which habits should be broken and replaced with more positive behavior.

Doctors in Tennessee Health Care Association

  • Dr. Vaughn A Frigon MD

    Orthopaedic Surgery

    Nashville, TN

    5.0
    (8)
  • Dr. Deborah M Bryant MD

    Pediatrics

    Nashville, TN

    5.0
    (2)
  • Dr. Wendy J Long MD

    Preventive Medicine

    Nashville, TN

    5.0
    (2)
  • Dr. Jeanne James MD

    Pediatrics

    Nashville, TN

    2.5
    (2)
  • Dr. Jeanne James MD

    Pediatrics

    Nashville, TN

    2.5
    (2)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Tennessee Health Care Association. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Preventive Medicine and Pediatrics near Tennessee Health Care Association Nashville, TN.

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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