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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Osteopath: If you go to the american osteopathic association's website you will find a search engine. You can put in your zip code and it will help you find a d ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Allopathic/osteopath: Allopatic doctors go to traditional medical schools and get md degree and practice mainstream medicine osteopathic doctors go to an osteopathic med s ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience Family Medicine
No: It honestly depends on the amount of training of the osteopathic physician and their willingness to employ different alternative medicine therapies. S ... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Osteopathic physicians are licensed to practice medicine the same way that md's are licensed and have the same coverage by insurances just as any othe ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience Family Medicine
No: Osteopathic doctors have a D.O. Medical degree but have the same qualifications to practice medicine as md's do. Osteopathic training includes traditi ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
31 years experience Holistic Medicine
BA or BS degree: Interest in healthcare and holistic philosophy and desire to interact with people.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Wu
17 years experience Vascular Surgery
D.O.: More accurately they are referred to as doctors of osteopathic medicine these days and are distinguished with the letters D.O. In the United States th ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Essentially the same: Omt was term used in past; current use is omm. Both involve osteopathic techniques of manipulation, muscle techniques to restore body's self-healing p ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Ann Block
31 years experience General Practice
Licensed doctor: Do's, are fully licensed doctors in all 50 states. They write prescriptions, perform surgery and do everything an md does. Do training is the same as ... Read More
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