What organizations rate doctors?


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There are several organizations that rate health care professionals, such as Heathgrades.com, RateMDs.com, and Vitals.com, according to WebMD. These sites have patient reviews and ratings are determined by patient reviews.

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Each of the three major ratings sites offers the same basic information, such as physicians' educational backgrounds and certifications, which hospitals doctors are affiliated with, and a patient satisfaction rating, states WebMD.

Healthgrades.com allows users to sort doctors by the type of insurance they accept, RateMDs.com provides a link to the state board of medicine for each doctor, and Vitals.com has its own "badges" which identify top-ranked doctors, according to WebMD.

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