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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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In brief: Many things

Are they board certified in their specialty? (www.
Abms.Org) any medical board actions against him/her? (contact state medical board) years in practice, how easy is it to get an "urgent" appointment, how about a physical appointment, what are the different ways to contact that doctor (phone, email, healthtap, etc.), any testimonials from current patients? Etc. Etc.

In brief: Many things

Are they board certified in their specialty? (www.
Abms.Org) any medical board actions against him/her? (contact state medical board) years in practice, how easy is it to get an "urgent" appointment, how about a physical appointment, what are the different ways to contact that doctor (phone, email, healthtap, etc.), any testimonials from current patients? Etc. Etc.
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