Browse the internet to find a good general practitioner or any doctor. Check out credentials and board certification. Check with the nearby hospital for the chief of staff for the specialty you desire. Always seek 2 if not 3 consultations and bring a check list of questions with you during your visit.
Brett S. Stecker, DO
Specialty: Family Medicine
Location and Office HoursWelter Primary Care
Raynham, MA 02767
- BlueCross BlueShield of Rhode Island
- United Healthcare
- Morton Hospital & Medical Center
How can I find a good general practitioner where I live?
Stuart Linder, MD, Plastic/reconstructive Surgery, answered
Should I make an appointment to meet a new doctor?
When you schedule your first appointment with a doctor you should take the view you are interviewing the doctor to see if he or she is one you would like to care for you. Have a list of questions ready and do not be hesitant to raise issues of concern to you. Of course, the doctor will be discussing your health history and getting to know you at the same time.
What is a healthcare provider?
The term provider is generally applied to any person who provides healthcare: doctors, nurses, podiatrists, chiropractors, etc. However, many physicians do not appreciate being labeled providers.Helpful? 1 person found this helpful.
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