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Quick Facts

  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • On-Time Doctor Award
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • First Health
  • Multiplan
  • Cigna
  • Humana

Doctors in Primary Health Network of South Texas

View all physicians that belong to Primary Health Network of South Texas.

Ratings & Comments

46 ratings with 15 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Primary Health Network of South Texas when asked is excellent. Primary Health Network of South Texas has been reviewed by 46 patients. The rating is 4.3 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Primary Health Network of South Texas as provided by patient reviews is 10 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

1 specialty

  • 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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Primary Health Network of South Texas is affiliated with the following hospital

  • West Houston Medical Center Houston, TX 77082
  • Education

    Affiliated doctor has gone to the following school

  • University Of The Witwatersrand
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Primary Health Network of South Texas is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Sugar Land, TX.

  • Family Practice Assoc Houston

    Group Practice

    Sugar Land, TX

  • Warren Cross and Associates

    Group Practice

    Sugar Land, TX

  • Ft. Bend Surgery Center

    Group Practice

    Sugar Land, TX

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.