Doctors in solo practice cannot be on call 24/7/365 so, typically, they will have an arrangement with other doctors to “cover” for their patients when they are not available. Most doctors practice in large or small groups these days so, of course, they cover for each other.
Annamarie Lammendola-Melone, DO
Specialty: Family Medicine
Location and Office HoursHan Suburban Primary Care
3475 West Chester
Newtown Square, PA 19073
- CIGNA HealthCare
- Coventry Health Care
- Great-West Healthcare CIGNA
- Keystone Health Plan Central (Capital BC)
- Keystone Health Plan East (Indep BC)
- United Healthcare
- Bryn Mawr Hospital
- Riddle Memorial Hospital
- How can I determine if other doctors will be on call with my doctor?
What is a healthcare provider?
The term provider is generally applied to any person who provides healthcare: doctors, nurses, podiatrists, chiropractors, etc. However, many physicians do not appreciate being labeled providers.Helpful? 1 person found this helpful.
How can I find a good general practitioner where I live?
Stuart Linder, MD, Plastic/reconstructive Surgery, answeredBrowse the internet to find a good general practitioner or any doctor. Check out credentials and board certification. Check with the nearby hospital for the chief of staff for the specialty you desire. Always seek 2 if not 3 consultations and bring a check list of questions with you during your visit.
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