How to learn more about your doctor

When it is time to find a new doctor, you want to choose someone you can trust. How can you find out the truth about your doctor? While many health care providers are caring, professional, and competent, some are not. Fortunately, there are ways to check a doctor's credentials and standing. Use the resources below to learn about your doctor before you start working together.

The provider you choose may be a nurse practitioner or a physician assistant. There are different sites to check on certification and specialization for these providers.

Data-Based Sites