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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

Dr. Carol Major
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Obstetrics And Gynecology (Definition)

Obstetricians deal with pregnancy and helping women to have a healthy baby. Gynecology deals with women's reproduction health, so gynecologists treat reproductive health problems like irregular periods, vaginitis, abnormal pap tests. Gynecologists also help women to maintain or achieve overall health--and so address issues of ...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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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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Would volunteering at a ob gyn office be good for medical experience?

Would volunteering at a ob gyn office be good for medical experience?

Absolutely!: Well, maybe i shouldn't be so enthusiastic. After all, it depends upon why you want experience. If you want to see if medicine is a good career for you, then hanging out w/any physician should be a good experience. Of course, it helps if you volunteer in office w/energized physician who loves what s/he is doing rather than someone who's burned out! positive staff helps, too! good luck! ...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

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Can your doctor help you find an appropriate nursing home?

Can your doctor help you find an appropriate nursing home?

Yes but . . .: While doctors can help you find an appropriate nursing home, hospital discharge planners & social workers are probably more adept & skilled. Of course you can ask which facilities physician visits regularly and/or which ones s/he likes. But it's discharge planner & social worker who will help w/insurance & paperwork etc. Check out https://www.medicare.gov/Pubs/pdf/02174.pdf for more info. ...Read more

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Where can I go to find a good pediatric dentist?

Where can I go to find a good pediatric dentist?

Ask your dentist: If you ask your dentist, they will likely know of a good pediatric dentist that is local to you. If that doesn't work, you can call a couple of dental offices, or other dental specialists (esp an orthodontist), and ask where they would send their own children... That would probably be the best referral... ...Read more

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I need to find an excellent family practitioner and urologist in the savannah, Georgia area?

I need to find an excellent family practitioner and urologist in the savannah, Georgia area?

Good question: One way is to ask a good friend for a commendation of a family physician who can also refer you to a urologist. Another way is to contact the local medical society who will give you some recommendations. ...Read more

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How to find a good urologist, gastroenterologist, physical therapist, & or psychologist etc.?

How to find a good urologist, gastroenterologist, physical therapist, & or psychologist etc.?

Psychology Today...: seems to have good references for psychologists. Your local directory of professionals in any given area will have lots of names of docs. Check with your State licensing board to eliminate pro's with charges against them. I'd stay away from Yahoo and Yelp on the Internet. People are four times more likely to complain than to compliment online and Yahoo and Yelp manipulate their data.. ...Read more

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I need to find a good cancer center or doctor closest to missouri?

I need to find a good cancer center or doctor closest to missouri?

Try St Louis.: There should be many good cancer centers near missouri. St. Louis has washington university which likely has just about everything insofar as medicine is concerned, and should have an advanced cancer center. Kansas city also should have many good hospitals. Illinois is also close and has cook county medical ceneter in chicago, and many others. Ohio has ohio state and cleveland clinic. ...Read more

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Would you consider a nurse practitioner at a dermatologist office to be an expert on melanoma?

Would you consider a nurse practitioner at a dermatologist office  to be  an expert on melanoma?

Who is an Expert? : In my experience expertise comes with experience and not with a degree. I am a much wiser and smarter physician today than i was ten years ago. If the arnp is working in a dermatology office they are likely to have experience and thus expertise. ...Read more

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Find a local dentist near zip code 37129?

Ask around: Ask your friends, neighbors, co-workers, colleagues, family or other health care professionals in your area who they know and trust. That's a much better way to find a dentist than phone books, internet searches, etc. ...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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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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Can you get a STD check from your local hospital?

Can you get a STD check from your local hospital?

Cost an issue: You can get std testing at most hospital er but more than likely you will need to go to an 'urgent care' facility as this is not an true emergency. This can run up to quite a bill for the tests, cultures and treatment. Free testing and care is frequently done at the local board of health clinic. Anyone with a concern for a std should as well be tested for hiv. (frequently anonymous testing). ...Read more

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Do you get tested for endometriosis at the hospital or gynecologist office?

Hospital: Surgery is the only way to diagnose endometriosis, period. Surgery is usually outpatient. Ultrasound, blood tests, imaging studies, may be helpful but they do not make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Do you need a referral from your primary care doctor to see a gynecologist for your pap smear?

Do you need a referral from your primary care doctor to see a gynecologist for your pap smear?

Usually not: It can vary based on your insurance plan. A lot of patients use their OB as their primary care doctor. The reverse is true as well. A lot of primary care docs do routine pap smears. ...Read more

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Do women have to go to primary care physician and a gynecologist?

Do women have to go to primary care physician and a gynecologist?

No: Some primary care physician such as family medicine doctors take care of routine gynecologic issues. They can take care of many issues that gynecologists handle. ...Read more