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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. ...Read more
Counseling center: Will save some time, although you could consult with your physician if you want to go privately and want a referral. If there are medical issues as well as emotional ones, that might be a reason to consult with your doctor first. Otherwise, the counseling center will get you started in therapy sooner. Good luck and let us know how you do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Probably: If you'reasking, it probably means that something is going on that is troubling you. Schools fortunate and foresightful enough to have school-based services can make it much easier for students to come by and get an opinion about what is troubling them. The clinics do not interact with other parts of the school administration, so your conversations are confidential. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many: Psychiatrists are specialty trained in psychopharmacology and other forms of treatment in depression -- and there are many psychiatrists in madison wi. One option is the department of psychiatry at university of wisconsin school of medicine: http://www.Psychiatry.Wisc.Edu/uwpclinicians.Html . Also you can contact wisconsin psychiatric association: (920) 560-5643. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are HealthTap doctors able to refill existing prescriptions when in-person primary care doctors are unavailable?
Contact Health Tap: Ask your question or it may be answered in the FAQ section of HealthTap.com. Depends upon the medication! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
Can HealthTap replace my family physician, rheumatologist, endocrinologist and psychiatrist? What do the dr's think?
Replace: Telemedicine is not a replacement for live doctor visits. We can help triage your issues and help guide you to the right care. However, you have quite a few specialists and I would not advise having only telemedicine as some live visits will certainly be necessary if you are already seeing specialists. ...Read more
I'm looking for a great concierge doctor or comprehensive primary care doctor in lone tree colorado (or south denver area). Recommendations?
Search online for...: Search online for concierge doctors or concierge physician companies, and see if any are local. There are companies that have sprung up and coordinate groups of concierge doctors. One can contact these companies to see if they have a doctor locally. Healthtap doesn't have a category called "concierge", but one can check on individual doctors here, if one already knows he or she is a concierge. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
A pharmacist: Is an expert in medication preparation and dispensing while a physicians assistant (PA) is a medical provider. PA's are trained and licensed to evaluate patients. This means taking a history, examining a patient, and diagnosing then treating. In my experience both PA's and pharmacists play important but different roles in healthcare. ...Read more
I have questions about switching doctors. I need a specialized ADHD doctor who understands me better?
Specialized ADHD doc: Wld be a psychiatrist. If you're currently seeing a psych MD, but it doesn't seem they are comfortable managing your ADHD, or you don't see improvement, it's important to say 1. I'm not seeing improvement -- so ur doc knows that u aren't finding tx helpful & 2. To ask for a referral, if you want to see another doc. Sometimes a doc that knows you well, can help connect u to a doc who can treat btr ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Looking for a thyroid specialist doctor who accepts Tricare Standard and prescribes Armour Thyroid in San Diego.
Call insurance co.: Please refer to your provider directory or call customer relations at Tricare. ...Read more
Can a mental health dr. Recommend a good phsychiatrist and therapist specializing in bipolar & addiction in staten island, ny? Please see profile.
A little unclear ??: Are you maybe asking whether primary care doctors treat people with mental health diagnoses differently from other patients? I'm not sure this is what you mean -- but if so, all patients should receive the same level of care. However, mental health issues do impact overall health and how able people are to participate in their care. Mental health needs consideration in the whole picture. ...Read more