Top Docs: Choosing a primary care physician

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Getty/LEWIS WHYLD (Credit: Getty/LEWIS WHYLD)

Peggy O'Donnell, a Lynbrook nurse practitioner, knows a thing or two about picking a good primary care physician.

O'Donnell works for a doctor affiliated with South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside. She cares for more than 100 patients a week, doing work once reserved for doctors - prescribing medicine, diagnosing illnesses and administering physicals.

And O'Donnell insists that...

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