Dr. Paul: Not board-certified, but self-certified

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Asked by a Louisville reporter when he would explain his dubious certification, Rand Paul said: "Uh ... never"

so this one wants to be president?

According to an amusing story in today’s Louisville Courier-Journal, the Kentucky Republican Senate candidate bills himself as a “board-certified” physician even though he is not actually certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology — the only recognized body that certifies doctors in his specialty.

This guy is digging his own grave


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Asked by a Louisville reporter when he would explain his dubious certification, Rand Paul said: "Uh ... never"

so this one wants to be president?

According to an amusing story in today’s Louisville Courier-Journal, the Kentucky Republican Senate candidate bills himself as a “board-certified” physician even though he is not actually certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology — the only recognized body that certifies doctors in his specialty.

This guy is digging his own grave


Dr. Paul Not board-certified but self-certified - Salon.com
If Obutthurt can get elected so can Rand.
 
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Paul’s only certification was provided instead by something called the National Board of Ophthalmology, which is very convenient because he operates that organization himself. As the Courier-Journal explains drily, the American Board of Ophthalmology, which maintains a fully staffed headquarters in Philadelphia, has existed for roughly a century and currently lists about 16,000 doctors on its rolls. (Most hospitals and insurance companies strongly prefer doctors who are board-certified because certification indicates that they have kept up with changes in technology, best practices and so on.) The National Board of Ophthalmology has existed since 1999, when Paul “founded” it, lists no more than seven doctors, and its address is a post-office box in Bowling Green, Ky. He had claimed to be certified by both boards, but Courier-Journal reporter Joseph Gerth quickly discovered that claim was false.
 

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Asked by a Louisville reporter when he would explain his dubious certification, Rand Paul said: "Uh ... never"

so this one wants to be president?

According to an amusing story in today’s Louisville Courier-Journal, the Kentucky Republican Senate candidate bills himself as a “board-certified” physician even though he is not actually certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology — the only recognized body that certifies doctors in his specialty.

This guy is digging his own grave


Dr. Paul Not board-certified but self-certified - Salon.com
Sen. Rand Paul Performs Free Eye Surgeries During August Recess



Paul, an eye surgeon by trade, will perform pro bono surgeries on three patients in Paducah, Ky., next Wednesday, something that he’s done a couple of dozen times since entering the senate. “He’s really done them all over Kentucky,” explained Dan Bayens, a spokesman for the senator. It’s cataract surgery that the Kentucky Republican tends to perform. And he uses local doctors and ophthalmologists that he has relationships with to link up with patients who are uninsured or underinsured.

While Paul’s patients gain better vision, the senator is able to keep his skills sharp. “That’s part of what doing the surgeries is about,” explained Bayens. “If he didn’t do this he wouldn’t be able to keep up his license.” As a senator, Paul can’t have another gig on the side. (Though he did try to negotiate with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., on that one, to no avail, Bayens said.)

“I think the main reason is he really enjoys it,” Bayens said of performing the free surgeries. “And I think, to be honest, he always says he’s not sure if he’ll do politics forever, he really loves being an eye surgeon and that’s something he sees himself returning to once this career is over.”

It seems Paul has always been involved in charitable work, founding the Southern Kentucky Lions Eye Clinic in 1995, which provides surgery and eye exams to families and people in need,
 

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Asked by a Louisville reporter when he would explain his dubious certification, Rand Paul said: "Uh ... never"

so this one wants to be president?

According to an amusing story in today’s Louisville Courier-Journal, the Kentucky Republican Senate candidate bills himself as a “board-certified” physician even though he is not actually certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology — the only recognized body that certifies doctors in his specialty.

This guy is digging his own grave


Dr. Paul Not board-certified but self-certified - Salon.com
Don't be an ass, batshit. The number of physicians in the US who belong to steering organizations like the ABO is probably 50% at best. Nobody trusts them anymore because they sell their assholes and souls to the highest bidder. Like the American Lung Association a few years ago announcing that smoking wasn't bad for you after all. Who do you suppose bought them off?
 

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Asked by a Louisville reporter when he would explain his dubious certification, Rand Paul said: "Uh ... never"

so this one wants to be president?

According to an amusing story in today’s Louisville Courier-Journal, the Kentucky Republican Senate candidate bills himself as a “board-certified” physician even though he is not actually certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology — the only recognized body that certifies doctors in his specialty.

This guy is digging his own grave


Dr. Paul Not board-certified but self-certified - Salon.com
Don't worry, you don't have to go to his office. If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor.
 

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Let's see, he left the ABO, along with 200 others, in protest because they did not require recertification every 10 years, which they felt should be required. Now, that sounds like a good thing to me.
 

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“Libertarian ideology rejects most of the modern regulatory systems that protect consumers, because everyone should be responsible for determining whether the hamburger contains E. coli on his own. But does that do-it-yourself dogma apply to the regulation of medicine, too? If you’re Dr. Rand Paul, practicing ophthalmologist, the answer is emphatically yes.”

Libertarian ideology is truly ridiculous, as is Paul.
 

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Asked by a Louisville reporter when he would explain his dubious certification, Rand Paul said: "Uh ... never"

so this one wants to be president?

According to an amusing story in today’s Louisville Courier-Journal, the Kentucky Republican Senate candidate bills himself as a “board-certified” physician even though he is not actually certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology — the only recognized body that certifies doctors in his specialty.

This guy is digging his own grave


Dr. Paul Not board-certified but self-certified - Salon.com
Sen. Rand Paul Performs Free Eye Surgeries During August Recess



Paul, an eye surgeon by trade, will perform pro bono surgeries on three patients in Paducah, Ky., next Wednesday, something that he’s done a couple of dozen times since entering the senate. “He’s really done them all over Kentucky,” explained Dan Bayens, a spokesman for the senator. It’s cataract surgery that the Kentucky Republican tends to perform. And he uses local doctors and ophthalmologists that he has relationships with to link up with patients who are uninsured or underinsured.

While Paul’s patients gain better vision, the senator is able to keep his skills sharp. “That’s part of what doing the surgeries is about,” explained Bayens. “If he didn’t do this he wouldn’t be able to keep up his license.” As a senator, Paul can’t have another gig on the side. (Though he did try to negotiate with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., on that one, to no avail, Bayens said.)

“I think the main reason is he really enjoys it,” Bayens said of performing the free surgeries. “And I think, to be honest, he always says he’s not sure if he’ll do politics forever, he really loves being an eye surgeon and that’s something he sees himself returning to once this career is over.”

It seems Paul has always been involved in charitable work, founding the Southern Kentucky Lions Eye Clinic in 1995, which provides surgery and eye exams to families and people in need,
That's interesting that Rand Paul gives eye surgery handouts.

I thought handouts disincentivized people from working and trying to improve their lives?

lol
 

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Asked by a Louisville reporter when he would explain his dubious certification, Rand Paul said: "Uh ... never"

so this one wants to be president?

According to an amusing story in today’s Louisville Courier-Journal, the Kentucky Republican Senate candidate bills himself as a “board-certified” physician even though he is not actually certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology — the only recognized body that certifies doctors in his specialty.

This guy is digging his own grave


Dr. Paul Not board-certified but self-certified - Salon.com
Just think of all these stupid Libtards that voted for the most incompetent, corrupt and least qualified candidate ever with Obama.

With 60+million people being so dumb as to think Obama was qualified to be President what difference does it make if Paul is Board certified in his practice or not?

The guy is not going to be operating on anybody's eyes as President. He will be trying to fix all the mistakes that Obama caused like the seven trillion dollars of debt Obama burdened our children with. .
 

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In summary, Dr Paul, a board certified opthamologist, quit the board because they weren't strict enough in their certifications, and formed a rump certifying organisation. Oh, and he does pro bono work.

Guano is right, the man is not to be trusted.



Need to work on your trolling skills a bit there Guano
 

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It's funny when the "Sniper fire - If you like your plan" Party starts to nitpick on people they fear
 

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Dr. Paul's been sued twice for malpractice (like every doctor eventually is.) He won one, settled another. If he wasn't publicly inviscerated then, I'm going to assume he's just as much a doctor as any other, and not some kind of faith-healing quack.
 

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Need an "Insane Clown Posse grasps at straws" subforum for threads like this
 

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"Dayyyyyyyyyyyyyum Joe is it me or are these Progressives getting stupid in their desperation against Dr. Paul?"
 

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Asked by a Louisville reporter when he would explain his dubious certification, Rand Paul said: "Uh ... never"

so this one wants to be president?

According to an amusing story in today’s Louisville Courier-Journal, the Kentucky Republican Senate candidate bills himself as a “board-certified” physician even though he is not actually certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology — the only recognized body that certifies doctors in his specialty.

This guy is digging his own grave


Dr. Paul Not board-certified but self-certified - Salon.com
Sen. Rand Paul Performs Free Eye Surgeries During August Recess



Paul, an eye surgeon by trade, will perform pro bono surgeries on three patients in Paducah, Ky., next Wednesday, something that he’s done a couple of dozen times since entering the senate. “He’s really done them all over Kentucky,” explained Dan Bayens, a spokesman for the senator. It’s cataract surgery that the Kentucky Republican tends to perform. And he uses local doctors and ophthalmologists that he has relationships with to link up with patients who are uninsured or underinsured.

While Paul’s patients gain better vision, the senator is able to keep his skills sharp. “That’s part of what doing the surgeries is about,” explained Bayens. “If he didn’t do this he wouldn’t be able to keep up his license.” As a senator, Paul can’t have another gig on the side. (Though he did try to negotiate with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., on that one, to no avail, Bayens said.)

“I think the main reason is he really enjoys it,” Bayens said of performing the free surgeries. “And I think, to be honest, he always says he’s not sure if he’ll do politics forever, he really loves being an eye surgeon and that’s something he sees himself returning to once this career is over.”

It seems Paul has always been involved in charitable work, founding the Southern Kentucky Lions Eye Clinic in 1995, which provides surgery and eye exams to families and people in need,
That's interesting that Rand Paul gives eye surgery handouts.

I thought handouts disincentivized people from working and trying to improve their lives?

lol
Are you incapable of understanding the difference and the profound affects between government handouts and private charity?
 

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Asked by a Louisville reporter when he would explain his dubious certification, Rand Paul said: "Uh ... never"

so this one wants to be president?

According to an amusing story in today’s Louisville Courier-Journal, the Kentucky Republican Senate candidate bills himself as a “board-certified” physician even though he is not actually certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology — the only recognized body that certifies doctors in his specialty.

This guy is digging his own grave


Dr. Paul Not board-certified but self-certified - Salon.com
Sen. Rand Paul Performs Free Eye Surgeries During August Recess



Paul, an eye surgeon by trade, will perform pro bono surgeries on three patients in Paducah, Ky., next Wednesday, something that he’s done a couple of dozen times since entering the senate. “He’s really done them all over Kentucky,” explained Dan Bayens, a spokesman for the senator. It’s cataract surgery that the Kentucky Republican tends to perform. And he uses local doctors and ophthalmologists that he has relationships with to link up with patients who are uninsured or underinsured.

While Paul’s patients gain better vision, the senator is able to keep his skills sharp. “That’s part of what doing the surgeries is about,” explained Bayens. “If he didn’t do this he wouldn’t be able to keep up his license.” As a senator, Paul can’t have another gig on the side. (Though he did try to negotiate with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., on that one, to no avail, Bayens said.)

“I think the main reason is he really enjoys it,” Bayens said of performing the free surgeries. “And I think, to be honest, he always says he’s not sure if he’ll do politics forever, he really loves being an eye surgeon and that’s something he sees himself returning to once this career is over.”

It seems Paul has always been involved in charitable work, founding the Southern Kentucky Lions Eye Clinic in 1995, which provides surgery and eye exams to families and people in need,
That's interesting that Rand Paul gives eye surgery handouts.

I thought handouts disincentivized people from working and trying to improve their lives?

lol
Are you incapable of understanding the difference and the profound affects between government handouts and private charity?
There's no difference...well...okay...


...there's one difference. Charity will never fulfill the need.
 

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Asked by a Louisville reporter when he would explain his dubious certification, Rand Paul said: "Uh ... never"

so this one wants to be president?

According to an amusing story in today’s Louisville Courier-Journal, the Kentucky Republican Senate candidate bills himself as a “board-certified” physician even though he is not actually certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology — the only recognized body that certifies doctors in his specialty.

This guy is digging his own grave


Dr. Paul Not board-certified but self-certified - Salon.com
Sen. Rand Paul Performs Free Eye Surgeries During August Recess



Paul, an eye surgeon by trade, will perform pro bono surgeries on three patients in Paducah, Ky., next Wednesday, something that he’s done a couple of dozen times since entering the senate. “He’s really done them all over Kentucky,” explained Dan Bayens, a spokesman for the senator. It’s cataract surgery that the Kentucky Republican tends to perform. And he uses local doctors and ophthalmologists that he has relationships with to link up with patients who are uninsured or underinsured.

While Paul’s patients gain better vision, the senator is able to keep his skills sharp. “That’s part of what doing the surgeries is about,” explained Bayens. “If he didn’t do this he wouldn’t be able to keep up his license.” As a senator, Paul can’t have another gig on the side. (Though he did try to negotiate with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., on that one, to no avail, Bayens said.)

“I think the main reason is he really enjoys it,” Bayens said of performing the free surgeries. “And I think, to be honest, he always says he’s not sure if he’ll do politics forever, he really loves being an eye surgeon and that’s something he sees himself returning to once this career is over.”

It seems Paul has always been involved in charitable work, founding the Southern Kentucky Lions Eye Clinic in 1995, which provides surgery and eye exams to families and people in need,
That's interesting that Rand Paul gives eye surgery handouts.

I thought handouts disincentivized people from working and trying to improve their lives?

lol
Helping people with their own money and time. Is what non liberals do, you should try it sometime.
 

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Asked by a Louisville reporter when he would explain his dubious certification, Rand Paul said: "Uh ... never"

so this one wants to be president?

According to an amusing story in today’s Louisville Courier-Journal, the Kentucky Republican Senate candidate bills himself as a “board-certified” physician even though he is not actually certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology — the only recognized body that certifies doctors in his specialty.

This guy is digging his own grave


Dr. Paul Not board-certified but self-certified - Salon.com
Sen. Rand Paul Performs Free Eye Surgeries During August Recess



Paul, an eye surgeon by trade, will perform pro bono surgeries on three patients in Paducah, Ky., next Wednesday, something that he’s done a couple of dozen times since entering the senate. “He’s really done them all over Kentucky,” explained Dan Bayens, a spokesman for the senator. It’s cataract surgery that the Kentucky Republican tends to perform. And he uses local doctors and ophthalmologists that he has relationships with to link up with patients who are uninsured or underinsured.

While Paul’s patients gain better vision, the senator is able to keep his skills sharp. “That’s part of what doing the surgeries is about,” explained Bayens. “If he didn’t do this he wouldn’t be able to keep up his license.” As a senator, Paul can’t have another gig on the side. (Though he did try to negotiate with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., on that one, to no avail, Bayens said.)

“I think the main reason is he really enjoys it,” Bayens said of performing the free surgeries. “And I think, to be honest, he always says he’s not sure if he’ll do politics forever, he really loves being an eye surgeon and that’s something he sees himself returning to once this career is over.”

It seems Paul has always been involved in charitable work, founding the Southern Kentucky Lions Eye Clinic in 1995, which provides surgery and eye exams to families and people in need,
That's interesting that Rand Paul gives eye surgery handouts.

I thought handouts disincentivized people from working and trying to improve their lives?

lol
Are you incapable of understanding the difference and the profound affects between government handouts and private charity?
There's no difference...well...okay...


...there's one difference. Charity will never fulfill the need.
Over 50 years and trillions of dollars, neither will welfare. Another liberal failure.
 

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