It is important to select a doctor who is board certified in the specialty they practice. Board certification does not assure you the doctor is excellent, but it does assure you he/she has had appropriate training by having completed at an approved residency of at least three years and passed an exam.
James Roth, MD
Specialty: Family Medicine
- family medicine
- pain medicine
Location and Office HoursLincoln Tree Clinic
Manchester, TN 37355
- BlueCare/Volunteer State Health Plan/TN Healthcare Network
- BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
- Great-West Healthcare Cigna
- TLC Familycare
- Tricare/Humana Military Healthcare
- United Healthcare
- Murray Medical Center
- Stones River Hospital
- United Regional Medical Center
- Is a doctor board certified in a specific field of medicine?
How can I determine if other doctors will be on call with my doctor?
Doctors in solo practice cannot be on call 24/7/365 so, typically, they will have an arrangement with other doctors to “cover” for their patients when they are not available. Most doctors practice in large or small groups these days so, of course, they cover for each other.
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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