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Quick Facts

  • Accepted Insurance

  • United Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Multiplan

Doctors in Clinical Pathology Associates

View all physicians that belong to Clinical Pathology Associates.

Ratings & Comments

11 ratings with 10 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Clinical Pathology Associates when asked is excellent. Clinical Pathology Associates has been reviewed by 11 patients. The rating is 4.9 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Clinical Pathology Associates as provided by patient reviews is 5 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

1 specialty

  • Pathology

    A pathologist is a physician who specializes in the causes and paths taken by different diseases in order to accurately diagnose an illness.
    Pathologists diagnose and determine the characteristics of a disease through the study of biopsies of diseased tissue or of bodily fluids. For example, a pathologist will look at a biopsy of a skin lesion in order to diagnose or rule out skin cancer. A pathologist will also look at a Pap smear in order to check for a gynecological cancer like cancer of the uterus.
    In addition to determining the cause and development of a disease, these specialists also study the changes a disease makes to a body and the consequences of those structural changes.

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of Texas Medical Branch School Of Medicine
  • The University Of Texas School Of Medicine At San Antonio
  • Baylor College Of Medicine

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.