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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
In NYC you dial: 311 not sure what you can dial in houston. ...Read more
Are there forums or website for medical residents who want to ask questions from attendings/consultant?
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
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
Pain clinic: Pain Clinic of Monterey Bay, 9057C, Soquel Dr, Aptos. 831_684-0600. Good luck. ...Read more
Both: It doesn't matter. What matters is the person's skills, knowledge, personality, bedside manner, and teamwork. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Trying to find a doctor in Indiana who will accept insurance for suboxone only ones he can find are clinics who want cash or doctors who have very lon?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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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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