With increasing frequency, DRGO is asked to make a referral to a gun-friendly healthcare professional.
The directory will not be published. Instead, DRGO will respond to requests for referrals to practitioners in their area. There may not be registered practitioners in your area.
This registry exists only to facilitate compatible matches between patients and providers who respect the Second Amendment. DRGO is not recommending or endorsing practitioners or their services.
- Physicians and other providers are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of DRGO.
- DRGO shall not be liable for actions or treatments provided by providers and practitioners.
- DRGO makes no guarantees of practitioner rules pertaining to firearms carry and scope of practitioner’s open support for the exercise of Second Amendment rights.
- It is the provider’s responsibility to keep their practice information current.
- DRGO makes no guarantees of finding a provider in a requester’s area.
- DRGO makes no guarantees of new patient referrals.
- DRGO does not screen patients and makes no guarantees of their competence, safety practices or compliance with local laws.
- DRGO does not guarantee provider credentials and qualifications. It is the patient’s responsibility to verify the provider’s appropriate credentials (including accreditation, licensure, etc)
- It is the patient’s responsibility to verify the provider’s policies about carrying a firearm in their office or the building in which the office is situated.
Doctors should not routinely ask their patients about guns in their homes.
Doctor inquiries of patients are legitimate when they are motivated by real concern about patient safety, as in cases of mental incapacity or reasonable belief that a patient could misuse a firearm to harm himself or others.
DRGO’s Resource Document “What to Do When Your Doctor Asks About Your Guns” (available here) outlines range of options is available to patients.
If you have been inappropriately asked, counseled or badgered by a healthcare provider about gun ownership, please let us know at: firstname.lastname@example.org