How Do You Search for Doctors by Specialty?

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Use the American Medical Association’s DoctorFinder app to search for specialists in your area from 814,000 doctors. The app requires a state or ZIP code and the name of the specialty to return results, according to the American Medical Association. Alternatively, use to find specialists in a range of fields.

To use the DoctorFinder app on the AMA website, click on the AMA DoctorFinder link, and scroll to the bottom of the tool to Search by Physician Specialty. Choose a specialty from the drop-down menu, and then select a state, city and ZIP code. Click on Quick Search to initiate a search. Click the box below the ZIP code box to perform a “sound-like” search, advises the website. It is also possible to search from an expanded list if the website does not show the specialty in the drop-down menu.

To search for doctors by specialty using, choose a specialty using the drop-down menu in the Find A Doctor You Love box on the home page. Enter a ZIP code, and enter your insurance provider if desired. Click on Find a Doctor. Create an account to book an appointment or read doctor reviews from other users, advises ZocDoc.