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doctor who is concerned with the ductless glands like the pituitary and thyroid
endocrinologist
the medical practice of and aged person
geriatrics
study of the process of aging
gerontology
one who is trained to draw blood from a patient
phlebotomist
doctor who deals with pregnancy and childbirth
obstetrician
women's doctor
gynecologist
doctor who specializes in conditions of the skeletal system
orthopedist
doctor concerned with conditions and diseases of the joints
rheumatologist
medical practice dealing with at-home treatment of terminally ill patients
hospice
doctor concerned with the entire urinary system
urologist
kindey doctor
nephrologist
one who treats medical conditions using medical means
physical therapist
foot "doctor"
podiatrist
"doctor" who treats medical conditions by realigning the spine
chiropractor
branch of medicine dealing with athletic injuries and maintenance of muscle and joint health
sports medicine
skin doctor
dermatologist
doctor of newborn babies, especially those with medical problems
neonatologist
cancer doctor
oncologist
doctor concerned with conditions of the anus and rectum
proctologist
doctor who performs surgery on patients
surgeon
doctor who deals with the heart and blood vessels
cardiologist
ear, nose, and throat doctor
otrhinolaryngologist
children's doctor
pediatrician
children's dentist
pediatric dentist
Medical doctor concerned with the mind and mental processes and who CAN write prescriptions
pschiatrist
doctor (not M.D.) who deals conditions of the mind and who CANNOT write prescriptions
pschologist
one who assists patients in the process of filtering the blood by mechanical mean when the kindeys have failed and are unable to filter the blood
dialysis technician
specialist who deals with the dietaryneeds of patients
dietician
blood doctor
hematogist
one who operates the heart-lung machine during open-heart surgery
perfusionist
doctor who puts patients to sleep before surgery, rendering them insensitive to pain
anethesiologist
specialized nurse who puts patients to sleep before surgery, rendering them insensitive to pain
anesthetist
doctor who treats all members of the family, treating any conditions not requiring a specialist
family practice physican
doctor who deals with the conditions of the stomach and instestines
gastroenterologist
doctor who deals with the nervous system, especially the brain
neurologist
doctor who remodels, restores, and repairs body parts
plastic surgeon
specialist who assists patients with breathing problems
respirtory therapist
specialist who takes x-rays
rad tech radiology technologist
one who helps diagnose diseases and conditions by bouncing sound waves off the affected area
ultrasound technologist
doctor who reads x-rays and uses them to diagnose disease
radiologist
specialist who deals with hearing defects nd their treatment
audiologist
branch of medicine dealing with obesity
bariatrics
doctor who treats internal conditions and diseases, in both male and female
internist
medical practice in which air pressure within a chamber is adjusted so that wounds heal more rapidly
hyperbarics
doctor/surgeon of the eye and eye diseases
opthamologist
specialists, but not medical doctor, who treats conditions of the eye, including vision correction
optometrist
maker or seller of eyeglasses
optician
one who studies drugs and their use in treatment of diseases
pharmacologist
one who prepares and dispenses drugs
pharmacist