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Quick Facts

  • Awards

    3 Awards

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

  • BCBS Tennessee
  • First Health
  • BCBS Blue Card
  • Aetna
  • Cigna

Doctors in Parkside Internal Medicine

View all physicians that belong to Parkside Internal Medicine.

Ratings & Comments

12 ratings with 3 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Parkside Internal Medicine when asked is excellent. Parkside Internal Medicine has been reviewed by 12 patients. The rating is 5.0 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Parkside Internal Medicine as provided by patient reviews is 10 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

2 specialties

  • Diagnostic Radiology

    Radiologists help doctors get a closer look at what’s happening inside your body. If your primary care doctor wants to investigate your symptoms further, they may refer you to a radiologist to get an ultrasound or x-ray. Some radiologists specialize in mammography and breast imaging, which is who you see when you need a mammogram. A Radiologist can also determine if bones are broken or fractured after any kind of accident.
    Radiologists are trained to perform MRIs and CT scans, both of which are used to determine the presence of diseases or disorders and help your doctor properly diagnose you. They can detect anything from tumors, bleeding and infections to bone and muscle disorders.

  • 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

    Parkside Internal Medicine is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • Jellico Community Hospital Jellico, TN 37762
  • Mercy Medical Center North Powell, TN 37849
  • Mercy Medical Center West Knoxville, TN 37934
  • Parkwest Med Ctr Knoxville, TN 37923
  • St Mary's Medical Center, Inc Knoxville, TN 37917
  • St Mary's Medical Center of Campbell Co La Follette, TN 37766
  • University Of Tennessee Memorial Hospital Knoxville, TN 37920
  • Education

    Affiliated doctor has gone to the following school

  • University Of Alabama School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Parkside Internal Medicine is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Knoxville, TN.

  • Mercy Physician Services LLC

    Group Practice

    Knoxville, TN

  • ISIS Womens Care PLLC

    Group Practice

    Knoxville, TN

  • Health Ventures

    Group Practice

    Knoxville, 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.