Re: Alternative ways to find out doctors background

Author Subject: Re: Alternative ways to find out doctors background
Joe B. 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:

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