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Find Out If Your Doctor's A Quack!



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Find Out if Your Doctor's a Quack!

Find Out Right Now - FREE! in the Table below! Every State; Nurses Unions also.

Have complaints been filed against your Doctor?

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Thanks Allan, great resource. I have to wonder if VA doctors are exempt from these lists. Also wonder if a "Quack" can change their name and start practicing again under the new name.

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Good question Joneszen.

My faith in this gov in general is "0". Wether it be our records, our health, our security or our rights.

When it comes to our protection from quacks, I see the VA being as good at it as the private sector.

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A good link to information.

BUT, it's like I had this conversation with my VA psych m.d. here a while back (I'd filed for TDIU and the RO had denied, stating that I "could, possibly, get better", which he squashed with a very good written re-buttal to the RO). I told him, jokingly, that if he COULD cure me of my MDD and Bi-polar, that I would see to it that the AMA received all the accolades from me that I could muster. At which time he told me that he didn't belong to the AMA, that he belonged to the UK equivalent. Seems he's licensed in the United Kingdom (I guess that means ALL of the UK....Canada, etc.). Anyway, he's from the India/Pakistan area.......but he grew up and was trained in the UK. A really good guy and he helped me out when he didn't actually have to.

Who knows? Never judge a book by it's cover.

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In using the various search services listed for my state--

Initially, A doctor used by the VA did not show up.

I found, via various other search engines, such as my insurance company, the doctors listed place of practice, and the state license number.

This information also showed where the doctor was trained. (Overseas) and what additional training was received in the US. The license number was then searchable within the state license records. It seems that the foreign spelling of the doctors name did not agree with the search by name functions of the state data base.

Professional & Medical License Verification Search

Find Out if Your Doctor's a Quack!

Find Out Right Now - FREE! in the Table below! Every State; Nurses Unions also.

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The first thing I do when i get a new VA doc is determine a couple of things:

1. Does he/she look at me and actually talk TOO me?

(if the answer is no i go to patient advocate and fire he/she)

2. If the computer is more important than the patient (i fire them).

3. If they never bother to actually examine me (i fire them)

4. If it bothers them that I know more about my cancer and the problems it causes......I FIRE THEM!

Went through 2 docs in Spokane and then got the best doc I have ever had.

I am about to fire my first doc in Vegas....he talks to his computer, never looks away from the screen and is afraid to shake my hand.......patient advocate is on my mind for the next visit. This cat fits 1.2 and 3 above.

Remember these are our benefits, we are required by law to recieve decent treatment. Sometimes we have to stick up for ourselves. I am never angry about it, i never raise my voice, i assume i am in charge and discuss with the advocate why i need a new doc. Pretty soon the advocate thinks of you as a pretty knowledgable person and listens to you a lot...prolly the no loud voice thing that helps..LOL

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