"Treat the disease, you win some, you lose some. Treat the patient, you always win."
~Patch Adams~

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Do your research!

This article from the High Point, NC newspaper is exactly why I so strongly encourage women to check out a potential doctor ----whether you are seeing him/her for bioidentical hormones or for any other reason. This Dr. Webster was relatively well known in the Triad area of NC for bioidentical hormones, but when I looked up his credentials, he is not board certified. The article states that Dr. Webster surrendered his NC medical license after being investigated for ---inappropriate contact and conversations with patients and staff, self diagnosing and treating, and including diagnoses in billing that were not supported by medical records.

Stay cool everyone and hydrated, it's hot here in NC and I know it's pretty steamy in other parts of the country-----be safe!

1 comment:

  1. Board certification is only a reflection of having completed a residency training and subsequent certification of such. Doctors may also practice without residency, gaining their experience in practice with mentors. Recommendations from satisfied patients remain among the best way to choose a doctor. With all the controversy and market maneuvering going on right now in the arena of hormone treatment and our right to treatment, I would be skeptical about possible inappropriate smearing and intimidation tactics in a case like this...