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What is the difference between a licensed doctor and a Board Certified doctor?

Patients see Board Certification as a higher standard.

Doctors are required to have a state medical license to practice medicine; Board Certification is a higher standard that doctors must choose to attain and maintain. Board Certified doctors demonstrate their desire to practice at the top of their profession and deliver high-quality care to their patients.

Board Certified doctors are:


Doctors with an ongoing commitment to Board Certification:

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