Use local maps to find a doctor.When you need to find a new optician, or summer camp, or speech therapist, just pick the closest. I'm serious. Type your address into Google Maps or your zip code into your health insurance company's website, and start with whoever is most convenient to your home or work.
Sound undiscerning and blase? Our family moves a lot (five times in the past eleven years), and I have used this method to find countless professionals. I love having what I need close at hand, and who doesn't want to save time and simplify life? Just by going local, I have found armfuls of high-quality and beloved pediatricians, ob-gyns, accountants, yoga studios, lawyers, therapists, internists, eye doctors, and ballet teachers.
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