Doctatoc is a Community (Forum) of Doctors & Tockers ( any registered person on Doctatoc) created to help people to get the best Opinion and avoid unnecessary Clinic / Hospital visits. It allows users to interact with Specialist Doctors from anywhere to everywhere, and get answers about health and medical issues. Apart from this Tockers can take advantage of the experience of fellow Tockers with the same problem or related queries. It values trust and inherent nature of human beings to help others in distress, so Tockers who are our registered users and who form the basis of our network play the most crucial role in helping each other. Along with this the forum itself provides Doctors who will help them with professional guidance on the forum thread and on a one on one basis too, if requested.
Anyone (over the age of 18) located anywhere can Register online and start Messaging back and forth with Doctors and other Tockers within minutes.
When you create an account, you have the choice to select one or multiple forums dealing in health or medical related issues each monitored by a “Doctor!” Right away, you will see a message screen — ask away! Ask anything (health and medically related) and get the benefit of opinions of other doctors on the panel as well as other Tockers(users doctatoc) like you with similar experiences.
Your Doctatoc doctor , will be able to help educate you on a variety of medical topics. If a diagnosis needs to be established or treatment is needed then based on the details available to us we can direct u to right doctor and the right speciality, circumventing multiple consultations and unnecessary references , saving both money and time. Imagine, all this is available to you 100% free at Doctatoc, all u need to do is click on Doctatoc and register with us!
Messaging a Doctors Team or Tockers is completely free. There are no messages or time limits. With the free service, you can get answers to questions and tips (like home remedies for headaches or colds, Symptoms of health issues etc…).
While we do not yet have an Android / IOS app, you can still chat with us on your mobile device through our website
Doctatoc is Community of Doctors & Tockers (users) with free information available to Public for queries related to health issues and get quick remedies for the same, Hence, all information you exchange on Doctatoc Website is visible and accessible online, by everyone.
In case a direct consult is made with the doctor on private communication of doctatoc, then that particular information will not be accessible to the public
Your Doctatoc doctor isn’t meant to replace your Primary Care Physician. We’re glad you have a doctor, and we encourage you to continue routine check-ups and in-person visits. A lot of people who already have a doctor use Doctatoc for little questions, questions a regular family doctor may not have time for, or as a second opinion after visiting your doctor. Plus, a lot of family doctor are tough to get a hold of and there is always a wait time for an appointment.
A 2016 study estimates that 70% of the 1 billion doctors clinic visits, the previous year were unnecessary and could have been avoided by first consulting with a physician by phone, email or text. When you visit a doctor, you often have to set up an appointment in advance and take half a day off work to visit the doctor for yourself or a loved one. Additionally, a doctor’s visit takes a nonrefundable fee upfront, typically a co-pay, all before seeing the doctor who decides if treatment is necessary or not. With "doctatoc DOCTOR 's" advice you can reach the correct doctor circumventing multiple consultations and references before reaching the right doctor and the right speciality that u need.
We Verify the credentials of the doctors and only the best and brightest Doctors are admitted on our panel . Our doctors have graduated from some of the top medical universities and fulfill strict Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements to stay current on primary care best practices. Your doctor could be based anywhere in the world and you can reach them through our forum with your medical questions and concerns. If your situation requires further care (see Extended Service), your doctor can refer you to a local doctor.
At Doctatoc ,doctors on the forum are from all over the world. bringing to us expertise that is the standard of care today plus the technological advances expected from tomorrow.
We do not train doctors at Doctatoc but all of the doctors are licensed physicians who are peer reviewed and are required to complete the Doctatoc Verification Process before connecting with users on our platform. The Verification Process ensures that you are in great hands. Our doctors stay at the forefront of their fields by pursuing Continuing Medical Education (CME).
There are 2 ways of registering
Simple registration, which is just your email and password and username, based on this registration you can connect with other Tockers and Doctors.
- Tocker, to register as a Tocker, u will need to fill our health registration form, with answers to simple questions regarding your health and past medical history, this help us advice you regarding your health issues in a much better way.
- Doctors can simply register as a Tocker too, to register as a "Doctatoc doctor", u will need to fill our Docstars Registration form, with answers to simple questions regarding , Speciality, Location, Practicing Hospital / Clinic & Certification details, this helps us to provide your advice to Tockers and subsribers directly in the field of your speciality / Forum.