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Physicians Assistants Are Not Doctors

You might assume that a physicians’ assistant is working under the close supervision of a physician. In my experience, you would be mistaken.

The nurse practitioner will see you now.

It’s not the phrase most people are accustomed to hearing, but it’s increasingly the case, with patients more likely than ever to see providers with advanced degrees, such as physician assistants and nurse practitioners, instead of doctors.

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Physician assistant, nurse practitioner or doctor: What patients should know