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    Hello, I need to address a letter to someone with a Ph.D. at the end of their name. Do I address it to Dr. John Doe?
    Thank you for your help.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hello, I need to address a letter to someone with a Ph.D. at the end of their name. Do I address it to Dr. John Doe?
    Thank you for your help.
    You could, but John Doe, PhD would probably be better.

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    The best thing to to is type in the inside address as:
    John Doe, PhD.
    123 Sesame Street
    Boston MA 02134

    And the salutation as:

    Dear Dr. Doe:

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