Can chiropractors dating former patients
The reason it is discouraged is because in theory, a physician's judgment concerning medical issues could be clouded by a biased emotional attachment.
However, many doctors treat their girlfriends, boyfriends, spouses, or relatives.
State medical boards generally take a dim view of doctors becoming romantically involved with their patients.
I won't paint with a broad brush and claim that were pediatricians or family practice docs. Let's just say that surgical residencies are not conducive to producing warm and fuzzy human beings. But why wasn't this apparent attraction evident from the start? No, he didn't need weeks to figure out that he is attracted to you. Nope, there is a lingering doubt that something else may explain the surgeon's 180-degree behavioral transformation.
What could make the surgeon chat about non-medical things for a half-hour and do the dirty work that he would ordinarily delegate to his nurse or PA? Your message suggests that your surgery was on your leg. At the top of that list is a slim chance that he botched something pertaining to your surgery and his sudden warmth is his way of mitigating the chance that you will sue him. Some errors are immediately obvious, and some are not.
I really feel there is a mutual chemistry there, but am afraid to say or do anything about it.
I am trying to find a way to let him know I am open to a personal relationship after the doctor-patient relationship ends.