I have a question about doctors

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   Posted 9/14/2007 9:43 PM (GMT -6)   
sad  I have not posted her in a while but here it goes.Ok I moved back to my home town and in another state about three years ago and this is a big city(Knoxville TN)any way I swear these Doctos move around.Since I have been back her I have two Rheumy this one whent back to New York and then my Theraphist moved back to northcarolina(sp)and now my Pain Doctor is moving.Man I sure hate it to because we got alone so well.So my question is this have any of you'll have this problem with keeping your Doctors?

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   Posted 9/15/2007 3:51 PM (GMT -6)   
There are alot of interns coming into clinics and hospitals now . So when you get a new dr always ask if he or she is a intern . if they are then they will be moving on . So find someone else

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   Posted 9/16/2007 3:25 AM (GMT -6)   
Mel, some employers will offer to pay off a school loan as an incentive if a dr just starting out agrees to come and practice at a place for a certain time length. When my Mom lived in Kansas this was a very common thing there. Most of them had a minimum of 2 years that they stayed in Kansas. It was awful cause these drs did not worry about connecting with their patients and the standard of care was the pits. They missed her lung cancer on a chest x-ray taken one year earlier. This happens more in small towns than the larger cities. Hugs, Susie

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