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A 21-year-old male asked:

Difference between od and md ? which one should i choose after the mcat, future perspective ?

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Dr. Dustin Colegrove
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Think you mean DO: i'm a DO and work with MDs. essentially the same training but DOs get additional training in osteopathic manipulative medicine. DOs are licensed to practice medicine in all 50 states.
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Dr. Lawrence Kramer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Either: Do or do both physicians, ones a osteopathic doctor the other is a medical doctor, from a practical point of view I would choose md because it would be easier to get into residency programs once med school is finished . If you are interested in physical medicine do May be a better choice
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Last updated Aug 1, 2014

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