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Neurologic

Pertaining to the nervous system

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Cardiovascular

Pertaining to the heart and blood vessels

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Pulmonary

Pertaining to lungs

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Gynecologic

Pertaining to female system and health

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Ophthalmic

Pertaining to the eye

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Thoracic

Pertaining to the chest

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Oncologist

Physician who treats tumors

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Endocrinologist

Treats diseases of the endocrine system

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Orthopedist

Treats bone disorders

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Dermatologist

Treats skin conditions

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Internist

Treats illness with medications

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Obstetrician

Deliver babies

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Paediatrician

Treats children

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Nephrologist

Physician who treats kidney diseases

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Urologist

Treats diseases of the urinary tract

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Optician

Grins lens and fills prescriptions for eye glasses

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Ophthalmologist

Specializes in surgery and medical treatment of disorders of the eye

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Cardiovascular surgeon

Ex. Coronary artery

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Emergency Room Practitioner

Emergency

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Allergist

Allergies

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Gynaecologist

Treats women’s diseases

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Gastroenterologist

Treats diseases of stomach and intestines

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Hematologist

Treats diseases of the blood

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Optometrist

Specialist in testing eyes for vision problems

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Vasculitis

Inflammation of a blood vassel

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Rectocele

Hernia of the rectum

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Colostomy

Opening of the colon to the surface of the body

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Psychiatrist

Physician who treats diseases of the mind

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Rheumatologist

Specialist who treats diseases of joints and connective tissue

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Radiation Oncologist

Treats cancer with radiation therapy