A 32-year-old member asked:
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Why would a doctor refer a family to his affiliated physician's assistant?

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Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Team work: Physician assistants are trained to work as a team member with a physician. They are qualified to take care of stable conditions and also able to recognize when the physician should be called back in to address a problem. This allows the physician to spend more time with someone that has a less stable condition. This will become more of a necessity in the years ahead as we have fewer physicians.
Answered on Jan 29, 2019

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