Ten Qualities to Look for in a New Physician and Office Staff

  • Compassion
  • Sense of humor
  • Patience and a calm demeanor
  • In-depth knowledge of the field of medicine that pertains to your illness
  • A first office visit that is at least an hour long, preferably longer
  • A caring and competent office staff
  • Emotional awareness
  • Spiritual awareness
  • Sensitivity to the financial aspects of health care
  • Experience and communication skills