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Doctors in Apogee Phyicians

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    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Spokane, WA that specialze in Internal Medicine and Hospitalist

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Ratings & Comments

2 ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Apogee Phyicians when asked is excellent. Apogee Phyicians has been reviewed by 2 patients. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Apogee Phyicians as provided by patient reviews is 10 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

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801 W 5th Ave
Spokane, WA 99204

Specialties

2 specialties

  • Hospitalist

    Hospitalists are physicians who specialize in the care of patients in the hospital. The majority of hospitalists are board-certified internists and have completed the same training as other internal medicine doctors including medical school, residency and board certification examination.
    Hospitalist activities include patient care, teaching, research, and leadership related to hospital care. They have more expertise in caring for complicated hospitalized patients on a daily basis since, unlike other specialists or primary care doctors, they spend most of their day in the hospital.
    They often coordinate the care of their patients and act as the central point of communication among the different doctors and nurses involved in the patient's care. They are also the main physician for family members to contact for updates on a loved one.

  • 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 Apogee Phyicians

  • Dr. Sirisha Sesham MD

    Internal Medicine

    Spokane, WA

    5.0
    (2)
  • Dr. Shaluk Biswas MD

    Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

    Spokane, WA

  • Dr. Ikue Nakayama MD

    Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

    Lewiston, ME

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • State University Of New York Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
  • Osmania Medical College
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Apogee Phyicians. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Internal Medicine and Hospitalist near Apogee Phyicians Spokane, 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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