'Comparing apples and oranges': Specialists poke holes in GP's fee-disclosure site

A leading surgeon has slammed a GP-led website listing specialist fees as a “divisive lone wolf approach” that misleads patients.

A leading surgeon has slammed a GP-led website listing specialist fees as a “divisive lone wolf approach” that misleads patients.

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SeekMedi.com, which lists initial consultation fees for thousands of specialists, was set up by Sydney GP Dr Richard Zhu, who has been ringing around 30 specialist clinics a day to obtain the information from secretaries or receptionists.

But Dr Henry Woo, director of a uro-oncology and professor of robotic cancer surgery at the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse in Sydney, has criticised the initiative.

In a blog post, he says the website

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