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  • Awards

    5 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice Award
  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Top 10 Doctor - City Top 10 Doctor - City
  • On-Time Doctor Award On-Time Doctor Award

Doctors in Alternative Medical

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Ratings & Comments

88 ratings with 26 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Alternative Medical when asked is excellent. Alternative Medical has been reviewed by 88 patients. The rating is 4.3 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Alternative Medical as provided by patient reviews is 15 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

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Alternative Medical

1300 E Rio Grande Ave
El Paso, TX 79902
(915) 545-1261

Specialties

2 specialties

  • Emergency Medicine

    An emergency physician is a doctor who is an expert in handling conditions of an urgent and extremely dangerous nature. These specialists work in the emergency room (ER) departments of hospitals where they oversee cases involving cardiac distress, trauma, fractures, lacerations and other acute conditions.
    Emergency physicians are specially trained to make urgent life-saving decisions to treat patients during an emergency medical crisis. These doctors diagnose and stabilize patients before they are either well enough to be discharged, or transferred to the appropriate department for long-term care.

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

Doctors in Alternative Medical

  • Dr. Azalia V Martinez MD

    Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine

    San Antonio, TX

    4.3
    (88)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctor has gone to the following school

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine
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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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