Most people rely on the recommendations of friends and relatives when trying to find a new doctor. That is a good start but it is still important to check on the doctors training, board certification, hospital appointments and disciplinary history.
Sylvia S. Chatroux, MD
Specialty: Family Medicine
Location and Office HoursHersey Health Care
400 W Hersey
Ashland, OR 97520
- Great-West Healthcare CIGNA
- LifeWise Health Plan of Oregon
- PacificSource Health Plans
- Providence Health Plan
- Regence BC/BS of Oregon
How can I get referrals for a new doctor?
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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 general practitioner?
The term “General Practitioner” is a colloquial one and refers to a physician in general practice, which generally means Primary Care. They may be either internists or Family Practitioners.Helpful? 1 person found this helpful.
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