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How can I find out about licensing for local holistic practitioners?

How can I find out about licensing for local holistic practitioners?

Multiple sources: This depends on the type of practitioner, and the credentials s/he has. If it's an md, do, or nd, there are state licensing boards for them. Acupuncturists have a certifying board: http://www.Nccaom.Org/ homeopaths have http://www.Homeopathicdirectory.Com/ it's important to know that not all qualified practitioners choose to take these exams -- so ask the practitioner about his/her training. ...Read more

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How to find a local internist?

How to find a local internist?

Ask friends/family: If someone you knows goes to an internist and recommends that doctor, you could start there. The local medical society, and local hospitals also help connect people to doctors. Hospitals usually steer inquires to doctors on their staff. Hospital privileges are awarded to doctors who have to have proper credentials, which gives some assurance of competency. ...Read more

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How can you find local abortion clinics?

How can you find local abortion clinics?

Planned Parenthood: Women seeking an abortion may want to contact Planned Parenthood. If there is not Planned Parenthood near where you live, they may know a facility near you that does perform abortions. ...Read more

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Are there forums or website for medical residents who want to ask questions from attendings/consultant?

Are there forums or website for medical residents who want to ask questions from attendings/consultant?

Residents: Surely all medical residents have direct interaction with attendings and consultants. If that is not the case you MUST report this to the doctor(s) in charge of education for medical residents. What you report is simply unacceptable. Please let me know how this works out. ...Read more

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Can physician assistants work in a urologist's office?

Can physician assistants work in a urologist's office?

Yes: Many urologists hire pa's to help them see their patients. They work under the direct supervision of the urologist according to state regulatory guidelines. Each state regulation may be different. ...Read more

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How do you find oral surgeons in phoenix area that accept medicare?

How do you find oral surgeons in phoenix area that accept medicare?

Ask your dentist: Usually your dentist will refer you to the oral surgeon. If you want to go directly call your local dental society office to get the list of local oral surgeons from that you choose weather they accept medicare or not, most likely they will, if you explain your financial situation. ...Read more

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Trying to find doctors in sc who treat crps or rpd?

Trying  to find doctors in sc who treat crps or rpd?

Pain clinic: Pain Clinic of Monterey Bay, 9057C, Soquel Dr, Aptos. 831_684-0600. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do doctors prefer to work with nurse practitioners or physician assistants?

Both: It doesn't matter. What matters is the person's skills, knowledge, personality, bedside manner, and teamwork. ...Read more

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I need to find a dentist in jacksonville, florida. Help.

I need to find a dentist in jacksonville, florida. Help.

Get a recommendation: The best way to find a new dentist is to ask you friends, neighbors, co-workers, colleagues, or other healthcare professionals in your area. Unfortunately, just picking someone with an internet search or phone book is pot luck. As a last resort you can research dentists on this site and check their credentials and recommendations. ...Read more

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How to find a geriatric nurse or experienced lpn?

How to find a geriatric nurse or experienced lpn?

Answer: Contact the board of nursing and they shall give you the link where to find them by zip code. ...Read more

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Can physician assistants specialize in anything?

Yes: Physician assistants (pa's) can have special knowledge in certain areas, such as pediatrics, surgery, obstetrics, etc... Their specialization is usually due to working in the particular specialty for several years. Some pa schools may have programs to help pa's specialize. Licensing rules vary from state to state, so there may or may not be state recognition of any specialized pa's. ...Read more

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Any sites that can help find a good doctor in san antonio, texas?

Board certified: You can check with certifying organizations like the aafp for a family physician, or check on sites like healthgrades to check for physicians in your area of a certain specialty. People post evaluations for the doctors. Remember though, these are voluntary but also does list hospital affiliations, and if there has been any malpractice or medical board actions for a physician. Talk with your friends. ...Read more

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Are there any cures or reliefs for a 40y/o man? Where do we go to find specialists or groups to find answers?

Are there any cures or reliefs for a 40y/o man?  Where do we go to find specialists or groups to find answers?

Need more info: Cures or relief of what? A wild guess would be ed. A urologist would help with that. Otherwise, we would need more info. ...Read more

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Can doctors give prescriptions through an online consultation?

Can doctors give prescriptions through an online consultation?

Generally, No: Most states require at least one face to face contact for a physician to prescribe medications. With new technology, areas without specialists are using telemedicine, where the specialist visits with you via a televised conference call. In those cases, the specialist may order prescriptions, but the local doctor is the one who actually writes the prescriptions. ...Read more

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Can physicians assistants specialize in anything?

Can physicians assistants specialize in anything?

Yes: Pa's have a general training and are very adaptable. Most are used to supplement general physician practices. But some work in specialized clinics and become very knowledgeable about a specific area. For instance the main cancer center in seattle has many pas who manage cancer patients with a very high level of sophistication. ...Read more

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I can't find a dentist in atlanta, ga that accepts medicaid. The directory medicaid hands out is out of date. Please help!

I can't find a dentist in atlanta,  ga that accepts medicaid. The directory medicaid hands out is out of date. Please help!

There are several : I would suggest your first call be to the georgia state dental society, they would have the resources to help you find a dentist in the atlanta area who accepts medicaid.. ...Read more

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Need to find a free Ob/Gyn in Ohio?

Need to find a free Ob/Gyn in Ohio?

OAFC: See the Ohio Association of Free Clinics (OAFC) web site (link attached) and click on your county. Best wishes. https://www.ohiofreeclinics.org/find-a-clinic/ ...Read more