Brian Nussenbaum, MD, has assumed the role of executive director of the American Board of Otolaryngology (ABOto), replacing Robert H. Miller, MD. Previously, Dr. Nussenbaum served as division chief of head and neck surgical oncology at Washington School of Medicine in St. Louis. ENTtoday physician editor Alex Chiu, MD, sat down with Dr. Nussenbaum to […]
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More often than not, members of the public are confused about which health care providers are physicians and which are not. That uncertainty is expected to increase as the trend toward non-physician providers earning doctorate degrees continues and as demand for services grows with the millions of people gaining insurance under the 2010 health reform law.
With pediatric otolaryngology continuing to evolve, the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO) is exploring subcertification in the field, saying it is specialized enough that it deserves recognition. The society has approached the American Board of Otolaryngology (ABOto) about the possibility and is working on defining the knowledge base that would be required for a physician to become subcertified as a pediatric otolaryngologist.