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Looking for a US licensed physician

Hi all,
I'm trying to finish up a teaching certification and my application to the state of Pennsylvania requires that I have a health certificate from a US licensed physician. I have no plans to go back to the States so I am searching for one in Switzerland or Germany. Does anybody know of a US licensed physician? The Embassy has recommend docs but so far they are all Swiss doctors.
Thanks in advance for any help.
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Old 29.07.2010, 18:09
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Hi all,
I'm trying to finish up a teaching certification and my application to the state of Pennsylvania requires that I have a health certificate from a US licensed physician. I have no plans to go back to the States so I am searching for one in Switzerland or Germany. Does anybody know of a US licensed physician? The Embassy has recommend docs but so far they are all Swiss doctors.
Thanks in advance for any help.

I am sorry I am not one AND I do not know of one but you may have better luck in case others are confused by the bold/underline bit as I am.

You are saying the US Embassy recommended doctors, correct?

Even if they are Swiss doctors, they could be licensed for the purpose you require - else (I'd think) the Embassy wouldn't have recommended them.
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Re: Looking for a US licensed physician

Hi Peg A,
Thanks for your reply.
The list of doctors that the embassy gives out is usually for immigrant visa purposes. They are Swiss doctors that have a special recognition in the visa process.
In my case, I need a doctor to sign a statement that says that they are a US licensed physician. So most of the doctors that I have contacted so far are unable to sign this because they are not US licensed. I have check with the university that is handling my certification and they have told me that it must be a US licensed physician otherwise my application will not be accepted.
I may have to make a trip to the US but I'm trying to avoid it.
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Re: Looking for a US licensed physician

Rather than look for a practicing US licensed physician I would look for one who has come to Switzerland for further training. Such training might be either clinical (think University Hospital Zurich) or in the basic sciences (think ETH Zurich). It might take a few phone calls/emails, but between the two they should be able to help you out.
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Thanks RetireinNH I will follow that lead.
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I am an American physician and duly licensed and registered in the US (NYS, #173402)

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I am an American physician and duly licensed and registered in the US (NYS, #173402)

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you are only a year too late
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you are only a year too late
Too late for the OP, but someone else may find this thread with the search function and find the info useful.

That said, yes, looking at the dates of threads is a good idea
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