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Physician profile pages on healthtap have medical specialties next to the word "board certified, " such as "pulmonology, board certified." this means?

Physician profile pages on healthtap have medical specialties next to the word "board certified, " such as "pulmonology, board certified." this means?

Member of guild. : Board certification in a specialty is much like a trade guild. Examinations are taken regularly, regular class work is required, and a certain ongoing level of competence is implied. Among other things, board-certification almost always requires specialized residency training that follows medical school. Sometimes additional fellowship training is required for medical or surgical specialities. ...Read more

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Expert opinions? Which tests do maxillofacial surgeons conduct before planning your surgery?

Expert opinions? Which tests do maxillofacial surgeons conduct before planning your surgery?

It depends: It depends on the type of surgery and your general health. If done in the hospital requiring general anesthesia there are anesthesia guidelines that need to be followed. If done in the office it depends on the type of anesthesia and your health. Oral and maxillofacial surgeon can obtain any test necessary for your safety and outcome from your surgery. ...Read more

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What's an institutional review board needed for?

What's an institutional review board needed for?

Depends: It depends on what type of institutional review board it is. If for an individual it may focus on performance or conduct. Sorry, the question is too general to provide a more definitive response. ...Read more

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Have seen some local Drs' ads claiming board cert by Am Bd of Cosmetic Surg. Sounds hokey. Thought Amer Bd of Plastic Surg only one recognized by ABMS?

Have seen some local Drs' ads claiming board cert by Am Bd of Cosmetic Surg. Sounds hokey. Thought Amer Bd of Plastic Surg only one recognized by ABMS?

Bd of cosmetic surge: The American Board of Cosmetic Surgery does not require one to be a board certified plastic surgeon, so that any board certified surgeon can take a course and become certified by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. I prefer a board certified plastic surgeon doing cosmetic surgery. ...Read more

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Should cosmetic plastic surgeons be required to evaluate patients for body-dysmorphic disorder before operating?

Should cosmetic plastic surgeons be required to evaluate patients for body-dysmorphic disorder before operating?

Yes they should: However not all surgeons consult with psychologists before plastic surgery. I have been asked to evaluate patients a few times for plastic surgery and for bipass surgery. It makes sense to be more cautious about the psychological impact of these type of surgery. ...Read more

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Of board certified sleep specialists, is it better to see a neurologist, pulmonologist, primary care, etc for narcolepsy?

Of board certified sleep specialists, is it better to see a neurologist, pulmonologist, primary care, etc for narcolepsy?

The best one to see: is the practitioner who has the best reputation and the relevant experience. If you go to one and you don't like him/her/it, find someone else. ...Read more

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Might a qualified and licensed cardiac surgeon validate chelatic theraphy?

Might a qualified and licensed cardiac surgeon validate chelatic theraphy?

Chelation: There is some recent weak data to support chelation therapy being somewhat effective. If an indication for CABG surgery existed in a patient, i doubt any cardiologist or cardiac surgeon would recommend chelation at this point in evidence based medicine. ...Read more

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Is there board certification for digestive diseases ( gastroenterolgy hepatology) ?

Is there board certification for digestive diseases ( gastroenterolgy hepatology) ?

Yes: The american board of internal medicine (abim.Org) grants board certification to internists and all sub specialists through a rigorous system which requires ongoing maintenance of certification. ...Read more

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Can a phd (licensed speech therapist) disclose patients records?

Can a phd (licensed speech therapist) disclose patients records?

Without knowing more: Without knowing more details it is difficult to offer a precise answer. The bottom line though is that all licensed clinicians and their office staff are subject to following hipaa(health insurance portability and accountability act which provide for medical record confidentiality while setting standards for communication between providers and non providers. ...Read more

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My echo was read by a board certified cardiologist but he is not board certified in echo. Is this ok? Listed as normal. Eval of murmur.

My echo was read by a board certified cardiologist but he is not board certified in echo. Is this ok? Listed as normal. Eval of murmur.

Yes: Many cardiologists are highly competent at interpreting ultrasound images without added certification in echocardiography. ...Read more

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A doctor vs psychologist= who understands ADHD better?

A doctor vs psychologist= who understands ADHD better?

Chicken or the egg?: The title behind the professional is not as important as the years of expertise in the subject matter, the level of interest and compasion for the patients problems, and your ease , trust and communication with him/her.Md and psychologists are part of a comprehensive team of professionals, not mutually exclusive, i propose you see both! ...Read more

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May someone recommend the best skin dermatologist in south jersey , new jersey , the best md board certified please?Thanks.

Many choices : There are many excellent dermatologists in southern nj. One choice is; warren r. Heymann, md. His website is http://www.Hmgderm.Com/. His address is: 100 brick road, suite 306, marlton, new jersey, 08053 the office number is: (856) 596-0111. ...Read more

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Are the asbergers free screening exams online considered reputable in regards to recommending further testing?

Are the asbergers free screening exams online considered reputable in regards to recommending further testing?

Depends: Screening tools are, by definition, meant to miss few possible candidates, which means that they often are oversensitive, so pick up people who are just fine as well as those with problems. If you or your child is having chronic, impairing social difficulties and one of the screens seems to suggest asperger's disorder as a possibility, it would not be unreasonable to seek further evaluation. ...Read more

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Are dermatologists that perform facelifts also plastic surgeons? Is there a plastic surgeon degree?

Are dermatologists that perform facelifts also plastic surgeons? Is there a plastic surgeon degree?

Surgery vs. Surgeon: A "plastic surgery" is a surgery meant to change the appearance of the face. A (facial) plastic surgeon is a doctor who has undergone a surgical bresidency training program. I would recommend seeking a facelift surgeon who is board certified by the american board of facial plastic & reconstructive surgery (abfprs) or the american board of plastic surgery (abps). Review their work & ask questions. ...Read more

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