IAP clarifies on use of prefix ‘Dr.’

DIMAPUR, SEP 22 (NPN) | Publish Date: 9/22/2020 12:09:15 PM IST

Informing that prefixing “Dr” in front of name was a matter of tradition and convention, the Indian Association of Physiotherapists (IAP) has advised all its members to write [PT] Physiotherapists as suffix after their name.

In a statement, IAP president Dr. Sanjiv K Jha (PT) stated that any physiotherapists with bachelor in physiotherapy qualification and having membership of the association could prefix Dr. with. PT (Physiotherapists) suffix as per IAP norms and resolution.
Meanwhile, Indian Association of Physiotherapists (IAP) Nagaland branch informed that any individual/organisation having issues with the registered Physiotherapist of Nagaland using prefix “Dr” should approach central IAP for clarification and information related to the issue.


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