Where Can You Find Email Addresses for Doctors in Your Area?

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If a doctor has made her email address available, you can typically find it and other contact information by contacting the office where the doctor practices. Alternatively, you can search one of the many online doctor directories to find the email address you require.

WebMD has a physician directory that allows you to search for doctors by name, specialty and location in order to find the doctor you need. Alternatively, you can use Google to search for doctors in your area or contact your insurance company for the relevant information. Many insurance company websites have listings of network physicians as well as their contact details.

Some doctors’ offices use email as the primary method of communication with patients, so ask if your doctor's office provides this option. Some doctors' offices allow patients to not only email questions, appointment requests or cancellations, but also to log into an office database to view information about previous and upcoming appointments, reminders about patients' diagnoses and medical advice tailored to each patient's specific needs. However, not all doctors make themselves available via email. In some cases, calling and leaving a message for a doctor is the only way to get in touch with her.