By David Mittleman

Patients should Vet Their Doctors, Too

Americans spend hours of research before deciding which car to purchase, but it seems that we’ll pick a doctor out of a hat. Unfortunately, choosing the right doctor is more important than purchasing the right vehicle, since going to the wrong doctor can spell the difference between life and death. For example, Sydney Zaremba’s mother went to her primary care physician with a lump on her neck in the summer of 2011. It turned out to be a diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, or a type of blood cancer. …read more