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How To Use Zocdoc To Find The A Doctor And Book Appointment Online

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Moved to a new city and need to find a doctor? Don’t want to go through the hassle of going to the clinic and booking an appointment? Even if you do get an appointment how do you know if he really is a good doctor? Want to know all the doctors available in your area? If so, then you are at the right place.

Well, the good news is that it has become quite easy and convenient to find and book a doctor in your area even if you are new to the town, all thanks to ZocDoc. ZocDoc is an online application which helps you to find a doctor nearby and book an appointment with ease. It has made booking an appointment as easy as ordering food online.

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You can now just sit at home, browse through the list of doctors available near your area, check their reviews & ratings and book your appointment right from your phone using ZocDoc. There is much more to know about ZocDoc as it offers more efficient features to make the app more convenient for you. So, let’s have a look at all the features and the working of ZocDoc.

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Find Nearby Doctors Conveniently

Well, this is the core purpose of ZocDoc. It provides you the best and the easiest way to find all the doctors in your area. The main aim of ZocDoc is to provide the better healthcare experience to millions of patients. You can find the neighborhood doctors with one click.

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Another beneficial feature of ZocDoc is that it has divided the doctors into their perspective categories so that you only search for the doctor according to your problem like if you have a problem with your teeth then you can directly search for the dentist from the given categories. So, it lets you search by specialists and the conditions like weight loss, cancer, bleeding, yellow eyes, sore throat, crystal, etc which saves time and efforts.

Another benefit of using ZocDoc to search for a doctor is that it allows you to see the details of doctors like their education, experience, the language they speak, their professional experience, etc.

Book An Appointment Quickly

ZocDoc allows you to book an appointment with more than 50 specialists including allergists, family doctors, psychologists, dermatologist, primary care doctors, etc. You can view all the open appointments and then book yours instantly with one click. You can even keep track of your medical calendar within the app. It is not even required to call the doctors for booking the appointment as you just need to tap a button for the same.

ZocDoc also allows you to keep track of your physician and then schedule the follow-up appointments easily. Same day appointment is also possible.

Read Reviews

Can’t decide which doctor is best for you? Well, don’t worry as ZocDoc has a perfect solution for this problem. You can actually read the reviews of other patients for each of the doctors. Reviews will help you to know the experience of the other patients with that particular doctors and if the doctor is worth visiting or not. Check the review before booking an appointment to make sure that the doctor you are visiting is efficient in his/her work.

Text Reminders

ZocDoc also sends text reminders regarding our upcoming appointments. You will get the text reminders before your appointment to keep you updated.

How to Use ZocDoc to Find a doctor and book appointment online

Now its time to know how ZocDoc works and how one can book an appointment online using ZocDoc. It’s quite easy to book an appointment with a doctor using ZocDoc, all you need to do is to follow the below steps. Let’s get started.

I. Download ZocDoc/Visit Its Website

The very first step is to download ZocDoc application on your smartphone. You can get it for your Android or if you are an iPhone user then also ZocDoc is available for iOS devices. So, download and install the application on your phone.

However, it’s not compulsory to install the mobile app of Zocdoc, you can also book an appointment from its website.But if you don’t want to download the ZocDoc application then you can also use its official website.

II. Create An Account

Now you need to create an account. Simply click on the create account button and then fill the required details about yourself. It only requires you to enter a few details like email ID, password, etc. So, fill your details and create your ZocDoc account and then log in.

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III. Find Doctors

Next step is to find the doctor. Browse the doctors by the specialist categories. Or you can simply enter your illness and the zip code of your city and ZocDoc will provide you a list of doctors in your area.

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You can read other patient reviews for that doctor so that you find the best one for your treatment or consultation.

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IV. Book The Appointment

Once you have found the doctor, simply click or tap on it to view the details. For booking an appointment with that doctor you need to select a day and the time of the appointment. ZocDoc will show you all the open dates for appointments which you can instantly book.

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So, click on the time of a particular day which is available and then follow the instruction to book the appointment. After you book the appointment, ZocDoc will notify you about the same on your mobile and you will also get more text messages regarding your appointment.

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Wrap Up

No doubt that ZocDoc is an incredible application. It has made it easier to search doctors and specialists in your area and book an appointment with him/her. The app and the site are quite easy to use. Browsing doctors and boking the appointment is the task of few minutes and the best thing is that you can also book the same day appointment. Text reminders, patient reviews, browsing specialist etc. are such efficient features and make ZocDoc a wonderful app. So, try the app for yourself and share your experience with us.

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Shivani Srivastava

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