Types of Doctors

Cardiologists

Cardiologists are doctors with special training and skill in finding, treating and preventing diseases of the heart and blood vessels.

Craniofacial  

Craniofacial doctors work with abnormalities are birth defects of the face or head? Some, like cleft lip and palate, are among the most common of all birth defects.

Dietitian  

Dietitians are experts in dietetics; that is, human nutrition and the regulation of diet. A dietitian alters their patient’s nutrition based upon their medical condition and individual needs. Dietitians are regulated healthcare professionals licensed to assess, diagnose, and treat nutritional problems.

Gastroenterologist

Gastroenterologist is a doctor that deals with disorders of the stomach and intestines.

Geneticist

Geneticist is a biologist who studies genetics, the science of genes, heredity, and variation of organisms.

Neurologist

Neurologist is a physician specializing in neurology and trained to investigate, or diagnose and treat neurological disorders.

Orthopedic Surgeon or Orthopedists

Orthopedic Surgeon or Orthopedists is a physician who corrects congenital or functional abnormalities of the bones with surgery, casting and bracing. Orthopedists also treat injuries to the bones.  There are Orthopedic Surgeons that specialize in the upper or lower part of the body.

Occupational therapist (OT)

Occupational therapist (OT) works with a client to help them achieve a fulfilled and satisfied state in life through the use of “purposeful activity or interventions designed to achieve functional outcomes which promote health, prevent injury or disability and which develop, improve, sustain or restore the highest possible level of independence.”

Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology is a specialist in medical and surgical eye problems.

Otolaryngologist (ENT)

Otolaryngologist (ENT) are physicians trained in the medical and surgical management and treatment of patients with diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat (ENT), and related structures of the head and neck. They are commonly referred to as ENT physicians.

Pulmonologist

Pulmonologist is a medical specialist that deals with diseases involving the respiratory tract

Pediatrician

A pediatrician is a doctor who manages the health of your child, including physical, behavior, and mental health issues. He’s trained to diagnose and treat childhood illnesses — from minor health problems to serious diseases

Primary care physicians

The primary care physician specializes in care of the whole person. The term is based on the idea that one goes to a primary care provider first and is then referred to other professionals.

Physical Therapist (PT) or Physiotherapy

Physical Therapist (PT) or Physiotherapy is physical medicine and rehabilitation specialty that, by using mechanical force and movements, remediates impairments and promotes mobility, function, and quality of life through examination, diagnosis, prognosis, and physical intervention.

Speech Therapist

Speech Therapist specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of communication disorders, cognition, voice disorders, and swallowing disorders.

 

All definitions  –Main Page. (2017, May 21). Retrieved May 24, 2017, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/

 

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