: being a professional whose qualifications have been approved by an official group
a board-certified doctor

Examples of board-certified in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As told to Lindsey DeSoto, RD, LD 4 Sources By Angela Fitch, MD Dr. Angela Fitch is board-certified in obesity medicine, internal medicine, and pediatrics. Nick Blackmer, Verywell Health, 9 July 2024 Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome From Worsening 25 Sources By Jonathan Cluett, MD Dr. Cluett is board-certified in orthopedic surgery. Scott Sundick, Verywell Health, 3 June 2024 Educators who become board-certified can receive a salary bump of up to $17,000. Lilly Price, Baltimore Sun, 19 Mar. 2024 Our Experts Meghan Schlitt, MD, FAAP, mom and board-certified pediatrician based in New Jersey. Maya Polton, Parents, 28 Mar. 2024 It's generally considered safe when performed by a licensed or board-certified practitioner. Stephanie Booth, Health, 1 Dec. 2023 By Jonathan Cluett, MD Jonathan Cluett, MD, is board-certified in orthopedic surgery. Jonathan Cluett, Md, Verywell Health, 9 Nov. 2023 Samantha Nazareth is double board-certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology/Hepatology. Elizabeth Bacharach, Women's Health, 29 Aug. 2023 Blackstock suggested researching if the surgeon is board-certified before delving into additional plans. Dominique Fluker, Essence, 2 July 2023

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Medical Definition


of a physician
: having graduated from medical school, completed residency, trained under supervision in a specialty, and passed a qualifying exam given by a medical specialty board
abbreviation BC
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