Medical Turf Wars

Many years ago, when otolaryngologists (ear, nose, and throat surgeons) were fighting to be recognized as experts in facial plastic surgery, I was involved in suing the Colorado State Board of Medical Examiners to defend my right to be listing as a “facial plastic surgeon” in the Yellow Pages. (For those of you who don’t remember, the Yellow Pages is that big, thick, yellow book that most people just recycle or use as a door stop these days.)
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