Top 20 physician groups for type 2 diabetes visits

More than 1 million Americans are newly diagnosed with diabetes each year and nearly 100 million American adults are estimated to have prediabetes. Both primary care providers and specialists such as endocrinologists treat patients with this chronic condition.

Using data from the Definitive Healthcare ClaimsMx and PhysicianGroupView products, we reviewed the physician groups that had the most encounters for patients with diabetes between January 2022 and September 2022. We filtered physician group medical claims by ICD-10 codes that begin with E11, which includes 100 type 2 diabetes mellitus codes.

Top physician groups based on type 2 diabetes patient encounters

Rank Definitive ID Physician group name Location Percent of diabetes patient encounters
1 550635 Texas Health Physicians Group Arlington, TX 1.8%
2 552007 Hemet Community Medical Group Hemet, CA 1.6%
3 715719 Northeast Florida Endocrine and Diabetes Associates Jacksonville Beach, FL 1.0%
4 746511 CHRISTUS Health Physicians Coushatta, LA 0.8%
5 1011464 Mercy Health Physicians Lima, OH 0.7%
6 550748 Southern California Permanente Medical Group Downey, CA 0.7%
7 552596 American Health Network - Indiana Indianapolis, IN 0.7%
8 552252 Baptist Health Medical Group Lexington, KY 0.7%
9 1007685 Piedmont Healthcare Physicians Athens, GA 0.7%
10 553288 OhioHealth Physician Group Mount Gilead, OH 0.6%
11 550726 Austin Regional Clinic PA Austin, TX 0.5%
12 550386 Indiana University Health Physicians Avon, IN 0.5%
13 550489 Northwell Health Physician Partners Plainview, NY 0.4%
14 550671 University of Michigan Health Ann Arbor, MI 0.4%
15 550849 Franciscan Medical Group Tacoma, WA 0.4%
16 1046191 NorthShore Medical Group Evanston, IL 0.4%
17 941934 Kettering Physician Network Miamisburg, OH 0.4%
18 957550 CareMount Medical PC Poughkeepsie, NY 0.4%
19 639916 Spartanburg Regional Healthcare Physicians Spartanburg, SC 0.4%
20 929411 Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group Rockville, MD 0.4%

Fig. 1 Data is from the Definitive Healthcare ClaimsMx and PhysicianGroupView products for January 2022 to September 2022. Claims data is sourced from multiple medical claims clearinghouses in the United States and is updated monthly. Data accessed October 2022.

Which physician group has the most diabetes patient visits?

Texas Health Physicians Group, based in Arlington, Texas, had the most encounters for patients with type 2 diabetes. It is also one of the largest physician groups in the country based on Medicare charges. Hemet Community Medical Group in Hemet, California, and Northeast Florida Endocrine and Diabetes Associates in Jacksonville Beach, Florida, complete the top three physician groups on the list.

Three of the physician groups by type 2 diabetes patient encounters are located in Ohio. Two of the top 10 hospitals by diabetes visits are also in Ohio – Cleveland Clinic and OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital.

What is the main cause of diabetes?

The cause of diabetes varies by type, however, the exact reasons for the condition are unknown. All of the types of diabetes can lead to excess sugar in the blood that can contribute to additional health problems.

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