Which doctor you choose can make all the difference. Here's what to look for.
- Even among licensed board certified physicians "there are large, meaningful variations in capability and clinical judgement"
- Researchers have found "huge variations" in the operating skills of surgeons, while ProPublica found that “subpar" surgeons work even at top academic medical centers
- Physicians also differ in the extent to which they encourage shared decision-making and family participation in decisions
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