Martin Health Physician Group Chances are, whether you realized it or not, you have been treated by an osteopathic physician (DO) at some point. All physicians are either licensed as a medical doctor (MD) or doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO). Both are fully licensed physicians that can specialize in any field, perform surgeries, prescribe medications, etc. There isn’t a lot of difference between how DO’s and MD’s practice medicine today, but you may be interested to know what the difference is The story of osteopathic medicine began with Andrew Taylor Still, M.D., D.O. Dr. Still was initially trained as a MD, but he was dissatisfied with 19th century medicine. At that time, medical doctors were very…
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