In fact, there is plenty of information about individual physicians online, but not all that information is helpful, or even accurate. Depending on the source of the information, it may help you find exactly the right doctor, or it may give you a very wrong impression.
The problem is that choosing the right doctor requires a combination of facts and personal preference. You will be able to find most of the facts you need online. You can find other’s personal preferences, but you may need to actually see the doctor to develop your own opinion.
Here are some ways to use the Internet to gather credible information about your doctor, or to do a search for a doctor who can help you.