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  • Awards

    3 Awards

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

  • First Health
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Multiplan

Doctors in Augusta Medical Center

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  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Fishersville, VA that specialze in Pediatrics, Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine

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Ratings & Comments

21 ratings with 7 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Augusta Medical Center when asked is excellent. Augusta Medical Center has been reviewed by 21 patients. The rating is 4.4 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Augusta Medical Center as provided by patient reviews is 14 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

get directions Augusta Medical Center
22 N Medical Park Dr
Fishersville, VA 22939

Specialties

3 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.

  • Infectious Disease

    An infectious disease specialist has specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of contagious diseases.
    Infectious diseases, also known as contagious or transmissible diseases, are those that stem from pathogen from a host organism. These infections may spread to other carriers through physical touch, airborne inhalation, bodily fluids or contaminated foods.
    Infectious disease specialists identify whether the disease is caused by bacteria, a virus, a fungus or a parasite often through blood tests and then determine what course of treatment, if any, is necessary.

  • 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.

Doctors in Augusta Medical Center

  • Dr. William N Toomy MD

    Internal Medicine

    Fishersville, VA

    5.0
    (5)
  • Dr. Robert C Gunther MD

    Pediatrics

    Fishersville, VA

    5.0
    (4)
  • Dr. Amanda Guedes De Morais MD

    Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease

    Johnson City, TN

    5.0
    (1)
  • Dr. Joseph D Fisher MD

    Pediatrics

    Fishersville, VA

    4.2
    (9)
  • Dr. Alan M Cohen MD

    Internal Medicine

    Fishersville, VA

    3.0
    (2)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
  • Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
  • University Of Virginia School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Augusta Medical Center. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Pediatrics, Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine near Augusta Medical Center Fishersville, VA.

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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