Is it legally correct for an MD (General Medicine) doctor to practice as a cardiologist/nephrologist/endocrinologist?
M3 India Newsdesk Nov 01, 2018
Dr. MC Gupta, an AIIMS doctor turned lawyer offers medico-legal advice as to whether an Indian doctor with an MD in General Medicine could legally practice as a specialist or do basic surgeries.
Is it legally correct that an MD in General Medicine can:
- Function as a cardiologist, nephrologist, neurologist, endocrinologist etc. depending upon his training and experience?
- Do basic surgery, dermatology, obstetrics, psychiatry etc. because he is an MBBS?
Dr MC Gupta answers..
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