Patient reviews of physicians can be found at three popular websites: HealthGrades.com, RateMDs.com and Vitals.com. In addition the Federation of State Medical Boards provides a fee-based database listing complaints against or discipline of U.S. doctors.Continue Reading
Websites that offer free reviews and 4- or 5-star rankings are based on the opinion of patients, many or most of whom are not health-care professionals.
Reports from the Federation of State Medical Boards' DocInfo database at FSMB.org include whether physicians and physician assistants were disciplined by a state medical board, their specialities, degrees and board certifications.
Many state medical boards have websites where consumers can search a doctor's disciplinary history for free.Learn more about Careers