Flashcards in Doctor Types Deck (22):
specializes in treatment of heart diseases
Same as Podiatrist
specializes in treatment in the endocrine system (DUCT GLANDs) Ex: pituitary , Thyroid, Pancreas, adrenal. secrete hormones in the blood stream.
specializes in treatment of the digestive tract
Concentrates treatment of ELDERLY persons.
Note a medical doctor: studies the problem of an aging population.
specializes in diagnostic and treatment of NON-Surgical cases. --- Internal Medicine ---
specializes in treatment and diagnostics of the eyes. Eye diseases and Disorders / eye surgery / refracts the eyes / prescribes corrective eye glasses.
NOT a DOCTOR: a Technician trained to grind lenses, and fit eye glasses.
specializes in diseases and injuries to bones, muscles, joints, tendons.
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.
Specializes in PHYSICAL medicine, body movements (Like a PT) sports medicine.
NOT a DOCTOR - trained professional concerned with care of the feet. (clipping toenails / treating corns and bunions)
Specializes in treatment and diagnostics of the large intestine - Rectum and Anus (ASS MAN)
Doctor who Specializes in diagnosis and treatment of MENTAL disorders.
NOT A DOCTOR - studies functions of the mind, and behavioral patters. Can administer psychological tests
Specializes in treatment of Lungs
Doctor who Specializes in the use of "X-RAY" and similar medical diagnostic machines like (MRI), (CAT) scans
Specializes in treatment of rheumatic and arthritic diseases.
Specializes in diagnosis and treatment in diseases of the Kidney, bladder and reproductive organs.