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At DocSpot, our mission is to connect people with the right health care by helping them navigate publicly available information. We believe the first step of that mission is to help connect people with an appropriate medical provider, and we look forward to helping people navigate other aspects of their care as the opportunities arise. We are just at the start of that mission, so we hope you will come back often to see how things are developing.

An underlying philosophy of our work is that right care means different things to different people. We also recognize that doctors are multidimensional people. So, instead of trying to determine which doctors are "better" than others, we offer a variety of filter options that individuals can apply to more quickly discover providers that fit their needs.

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by jerry on April 28, 2011

Many times, we aren't either. To help with this problem, we've built a big list of conditions and procedures, and a corresponding list of which specialties treat those conditions or perform those procedures. We built the list by observing commonly listed professional interests for each specialty. There are some obvious ones, like knowing that endocrinologists treat diabetes, and that ophthalmologists perform LASIK surgeries. But, did you know that pediatric endocrinologists treat Turner Syndrome, a genetic disorder? We didn't either.

Many times, we aren't either. To help with this problem, we've built a big list of conditions and procedures, and a corresponding list of which specialties treat those conditions or perform those procedures. We built the list by observing commonly listed professional interests for each specialty. There are some obvious ones, like knowing that endocrinologists treat diabetes, and that ophthalmologists perform LASIK surgeries. But, did you know that pediatric endocrinologists treat Turner Syndrome, a genetic disorder? We didn't either.

So, go ahead and give the new functionality a try. Check out the Browse by condition or procedure form in the lower right corner of the home page.

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