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Quick Facts

  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Cigna
  • BCBS Blue Card
  • Aetna
  • Group Health Coop
  • ODS

Doctors in Providence Neurosurgery

View all physicians that belong to Providence Neurosurgery.

Ratings & Comments

50 ratings with 15 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Providence Neurosurgery when asked is excellent. Providence Neurosurgery has been reviewed by 50 patients. The rating is 3.7 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Providence Neurosurgery as provided by patient reviews is 26 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

1 specialty

  • Neurological Surgery

    A neurological surgeon is a physician who surgically treats disorders of the nervous system, which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.
    In addition to treating trauma of the head and spine, these doctors also treat disorders like epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    Neurological surgeons can perform surgical procedures on the brain, such as stereotactic surgery, microsurgery, endoscopic surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, and endovascular image guided methods.

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences F Edward Hebert School Of Medicine
  • 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.