Once you discuss your procedure in depth, talk about the cost and get a quote in writing. This helps tremendously when comparing each doctor, and, again, ask questions. One important thing to remember about fees is that, while you will pay a somewhat higher fee for a board-certified doctor, the most expensive is not always the best. Some doctors charge exorbitant fees because they know that some people equate price with quality. Be warned: some of these high-priced doctors are not board certified. So don't let a higher price alone convince you that you're getting something spectacular. Cost is only one factor in your decision-making process. And if the fee is way below the rest of your quotes from doctors in the same geographic area, then you have to ask yourself, "Why?"
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