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What is the name of someone who finds out what ails you and why, using an impressive array of tests: x-ray, blood chemistry, urinalysis, cardiogram, and so on.
An Internist
This person specializes in the treatment of female reproduction and sexual organs.
Gynecologist
This person specializes in delivery of babies and takes care of the mother during and immediately after the period of her pregnancy.
Obstetrician
Is your baby ill?

This specialist limits his practice to youngsters, taking care of babies directly after birth, supervising their diet adn watching over their growth and development, giving them the series of inoculations that has done so much to decrease infant mortality, and soothing their anxious parents.
Pediatrician
Who is a person who treats skin diseases?
Dermatologist
A physician who speciality is disorders of vision (may perscribe glasses, administer drugs, or perform surgery).
Ophthalmologist
Specialist who deals with the skeletal structure of the body. Bone fractures, slipped disc. etc.
Orthopedist
Specialist who treats disease of the heart and circulatory system.
Cardiologist
Physician who specializes in the treatment of the brain, and the rest of the nervous system.
Neurologist
Someone who specializes in the attempts to alleviate mental and emotional disturbances by means of various techniques, occasionally drugs or electroshock.
psychiatrist