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Why does it take 15 minutes to listen to my lungs when I go for a check up?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
In brief: Hard to tell
Depending on the practice setting (ppo/private practice, hmo/private practice, large/busy group practice, public clinic) a doctor may have anywhere between 10-30 minutes to see a typical patient.
If a patient feels his doctor is spending too much time on one part of the exam, the patient can try another doctor to compare the service he receives from the two doctors.

In brief: Hard to tell
Depending on the practice setting (ppo/private practice, hmo/private practice, large/busy group practice, public clinic) a doctor may have anywhere between 10-30 minutes to see a typical patient.
If a patient feels his doctor is spending too much time on one part of the exam, the patient can try another doctor to compare the service he receives from the two doctors.
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