Trusted reviews of Doctor and Mechanics.. Not Angie's List
January 4, 2012 11:16 AM   Subscribe

Do you have a go to place for getting trusted reviews for service related occupations like doctors, dentists and mechanics? Angie's list is paid, free is preferable
posted by radsqd to Work & Money (5 answers total) 5 users marked this as a favorite
Friends and personal acquaintances. You have friends with cars right? You have friends who need to see doctors and dentists too. Any free source of reviews by random strangers is going to be worth pretty much what you are paying for it.
posted by COD at 12:29 PM on January 4, 2012

Have you looked on Yelp?
posted by Hellafiles at 12:37 PM on January 4, 2012

I found recommendations for the Car Talk Mechanics reviews on another AskMe - it seems a bit better than Yelp for auto repair.
posted by kristi at 12:46 PM on January 4, 2012

I've found RateMDs useful and reasonably accurate for physicians.
posted by thatdawnperson at 4:06 PM on January 4, 2012 [1 favorite]

@hellafiles Yelp reviews seem more geared towards restaurants. ,
@thatdawnperson I like the RateMDs for doctors and dentists and seem legitimate.
@COD Yes , but a collective positive would be better than 1 persons rave review.
@kristi I love those guys but none around my zipcode with more than 1 review.
posted by radsqd at 7:04 AM on January 5, 2012

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