|Author||Subject: Alternative ways to find out doctors background|
|Concerned Daughter|| Posted At 13:00:25 05/31/2000
I have gone to www.askmedi.com and www.searchpointe.com and they don't give you much to work with unless you pay them money to find out the background on a specific doctor. Is there any other web sites I can check out without having to pay money? Isn't this public information? Shouldn't it just be free?
Re: Alternative ways to find out doctors background (Currently 0 replies)
Posted At 20:33:01 05/31/2000
State Medical Associations or Boards are in charge of keeping that data. They have a real bad tendency to cover-up for bad doctors.
What state are you in?
If its Oregon you should know that if a doctor is under investigation they can voluntarily give up their licsence and all proceedings are stopped.
Here's a link that has a list by state: http://info.medbulletin.com/medbulletin/stateboards.htm
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