What does Board Certified mean for a doctor?
April 10, 2006 7:23 AM Subscribe
Seeking a new internist, family doctor, and wonder what Board Certified means as relevant to credentials
posted by Postroad to Health & Fitness (6 answers total)
My doctors (interneists) keep moving out of state and I need a new one now. I had been told some years ago that a sign of a good doctor was that he or she was "board ceertified." What does that mean and does that usually suggest a superior training and/or ability? One thing I have found discouraging is that internists look mainly at what they specialize in: the heart, the colon, etc and if that is ok, they do a quick pass on other things.