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How do you decide what qualifies someone to be a good medical doctor?
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Dr. Dan Fisher
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In brief: Medical boards
State medical boards, national certifying/accrediting bodies, local hospitals and medical staffs define "good doctor" in the professional sense.
They look at data based on knowledge skills and attitude. Patients define "good doctor" in a separate, individual but no less important sense. What does good doctor mean to you?

In brief: Medical boards
State medical boards, national certifying/accrediting bodies, local hospitals and medical staffs define "good doctor" in the professional sense.
They look at data based on knowledge skills and attitude. Patients define "good doctor" in a separate, individual but no less important sense. What does good doctor mean to you?
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