March 25, 2017
Podiatrist Near Me: Salt Lake City, Utah
Typed “podiatrist near me” in your search engine? Although I’m an experienced podiatrist, you’re going to want to do a little more searching than just selecting any doctor you found closest to you from the internet. Here are some things you should really search for, or look for after typing “podiatrist near me”:
- What other people say about the Doctor (reviews)
- Payment options
Experience. See what they say on their website about what they specialize in. Is what you’re looking for on it? Have you called and inquired about their process? A good process for a podiatrist is:
- A proper diagnosis
- Education on what all your options are
- Proper treatment
Online reviews. 92% of people trust online reviews, and 72% of people trust an online review as much as a personal recommendation. See what other say about the doctor from their Google Reviews, to their Healthgrade reviews. One of the best reviews a podiatrist can get is one from another podiatrist.
Integrity. Read through their website and see if there’s any type of promise or guarantee. If the doctor states that they stand behind their work, then that shows confidence and those looking to book an appointment can do so with confidence.
Payment options. Does your doctor accept your insurance? This is a question you need to be asking when inquiring. If you do not have insurance, do they take cash, and is there even a payment plan offered? These are things you need/should find out from any podiatrist near you. Usually, podiatrist will accept less money if you’re paying with cash. Some of the common procedures that can be paid with cash are exams, and even ingrown toenails.
These are just a few things that should help you make a decision when selecting the right “podiatrist near me”!