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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice Award
  • Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross California
  • Dental Network of America
  • Kaiser - MidAtlantic
  • Anthem

Doctors in Anacostia Health Center

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  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Washington, DC that specialze in Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and General Dentistry

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Ratings & Comments

32 ratings with 11 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Anacostia Health Center when asked is excellent. Anacostia Health Center has been reviewed by 32 patients. The rating is 4.2 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Anacostia Health Center as provided by patient reviews is 16 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

get directions Anacostia Health Center
1500 Galen St SE
Washington, DC 20020

Specialties

4 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.

  • General Dentistry

    A dentist is a doctor who diagnoses and treats oral health issues. The most basic services dentists provide are preventative and regular maintenance treatments such as cleanings, fluoride treatments, X-rays (to look for cavities), cavity fillings. He or she also provides advice on proper brushing, flossing, and rinsing for the prevention of plaque buildup.

  • 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.

  • 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 Anacostia Health Center

  • Dr. Andrew C Robie MD

    Family Medicine

    Washington, DC

    5.0
    (4)
  • Dr. Michele R Arthurs MD

    Family Medicine

    Washington, DC

    5.0
    (2)
  • Dr. Ilse R Levin DO

    Internal Medicine

    Washington, DC

    5.0
    (1)
  • Dr. Ruth K Duchatellier-Cange DDS

    General Dentistry

    Washington, DC

    4.3
    (4)
  • Dr. Yetunde I Patrick DDS

    General Dentistry

    Washington, DC

    4.3
    (8)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • West Virginia School Of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Howard University College Of Medicine
  • Western University Of Health Sciences
  • Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine
  • Obafemi Awolowo College Of Health Sciences
  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Anacostia Health Center. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and General Dentistry near Anacostia Health Center Washington, DC.

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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