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cardiologist

specializes in treatment of heart diseases

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Chiropodist

Same as Podiatrist

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Endocrinologist

specializes in treatment in the endocrine system (DUCT GLANDs) Ex: pituitary , Thyroid, Pancreas, adrenal. secrete hormones in the blood stream.

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Gastroenterologist

specializes in treatment of the digestive tract

5

Geriatrician

Concentrates treatment of ELDERLY persons.

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Gerontologist

Note a medical doctor: studies the problem of an aging population.

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Internist

specializes in diagnostic and treatment of NON-Surgical cases. --- Internal Medicine ---

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Opthalmologist

specializes in treatment and diagnostics of the eyes. Eye diseases and Disorders / eye surgery / refracts the eyes / prescribes corrective eye glasses.

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Optician

NOT a DOCTOR: a Technician trained to grind lenses, and fit eye glasses.

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Orthopedist

specializes in diseases and injuries to bones, muscles, joints, tendons.

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Osteopath

doctor of osteopathy, not an allopathic trained medical doctor, who uses methods of diagnosis and treatment that are similar to those of a medical doctor,
but who places special emphasis on the interrelationship of the musculoskeletal to the other body systems.

12

Physiatrist

Specializes in PHYSICAL medicine, body movements (Like a PT) sports medicine.

13

Podiatrist

NOT a DOCTOR - trained professional concerned with care of the feet. (clipping toenails / treating corns and bunions)

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Proctologist

Specializes in treatment and diagnostics of the large intestine - Rectum and Anus (ASS MAN)

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Psychiatrist

Doctor who Specializes in diagnosis and treatment of MENTAL disorders.

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Psychologist

NOT A DOCTOR - studies functions of the mind, and behavioral patters. Can administer psychological tests

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Pulmonologist

Specializes in treatment of Lungs

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Radiologist

Doctor who Specializes in the use of "X-RAY" and similar medical diagnostic machines like (MRI), (CAT) scans

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Rheumatologist

Specializes in treatment of rheumatic and arthritic diseases.

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Urologist

Specializes in diagnosis and treatment in diseases of the Kidney, bladder and reproductive organs.

21

oyologist

Ear doctor

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Oncologist

Cancer and Malignant Diseases Doctor