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Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease in which your body is unable to maintain a normal blood sugar (glucose) level.

  • Awards

    2 Awards

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

  • Aetna
  • Regence Health Plans
  • Humana
  • Cigna
  • Premera

Doctors in Allenmore Medical Center

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  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Tacoma, WA that specialze in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine

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Ratings & Comments

14 ratings with 3 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Allenmore Medical Center when asked is excellent. Allenmore Medical Center has been reviewed by 14 patients. The rating is 3.9 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Allenmore Medical Center as provided by patient reviews is 17 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

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3124 S 19th St
Tacoma, WA 98405

Specialties

2 specialties

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • 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 Allenmore Medical Center

  • Dr. Lisa V Hamill MD

    Internal Medicine

    Tacoma, WA

    4.4
    (9)
  • Dr. William S Lee MD

    Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine

    Tacoma, WA

    3.7
    (7)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following school

  • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Allenmore Medical Center. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine near Allenmore Medical Center Tacoma, WA.

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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