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Types of Physicians

Addiction Psychiatrist
Addiction Psychiatrist

There are many benefits to becoming an addiction specialist: Joining a distinguished community of physicians whose priority is the advancement of patient care and safety.

source: asam.org
Adolescent Medicine Specialist
Adolescent Medicine Specialist

Adolescent health specialists are medical doctors who have completed at least 4 years of medical school and 3 years of general pediatric, family practice, or internal medicine residency training.

Allergist (Immunologist)
Allergist (Immunologist)

An allergist / immunologist (commonly referred to as an allergist) is a physician specially trained to diagnose, treat and manage allergies, asthma and immunologic disorders including primary immunodeficiency disorders.

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Anesthesiologist
Anesthesiologist

An anesthesiologist is a doctor (MD or DO) who practices anesthesia. Anesthesiologists are physicians specializing in perioperative care, development of an anesthetic plan, and the administration of anesthetics.

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Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Cardiac electrophysiology involves catheter ablation, ICD, Pacemaker and CRT implantation, including therapy of atrial fibrillation.

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Cardiologist
Cardiologist

Cardiology Physicians, P.A. is a practice of eight cardiologists who strive to provide the highest quality of cardiovascular services in the state of Delaware and its surrounding areas. We understand that quality care begins with the relationship between the patient and his or her health care provider.

Cardiologist (Sub-Specialty of Internal Medicine)
Cardiologist (Sub-Specialty of Internal Medicine)

Internal medicine combined with pediatrics is the most common combined program, although residency programs combined with many other specialties are available. Learn more. Additional Training Options. Many internists pursue additional training beyond basic internal medicine training or completion of an internal medicine subspecialty fellowship.

source: acponline.org
Cardiovascular Surgeon
Cardiovascular Surgeon

A vascular specialist will perform open operations, endovascular catheter-based procedures, reconstructive vascular surgery and non-invasive vascular testing and interpretations. While a vascular specialist operates on the veins and arteries, they will not operate on the heart or the blood vessels around the heart like a cardiovascular specialist would.

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Colon and Rectal Surgeon
Colon and Rectal Surgeon

Colorectal Surgeon Overview Colorectal surgeons, also called colon and rectal surgeons or proctologists, are physicians who specialize in the medical and surgical treatment of conditions that affect the lower digestive tract (i.e., the large intestine). Colorectal surgeons undergo extensive education and advanced training. They have comprehensive knowledge about general surgery and in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the colon, rectum, and anus.

Dermatologist
Dermatologist

Home; Public; What is a Dermatologist? A dermatologist is a physician who is trained to evaluate and treat children and adults with benign and malignant disorders of the skin, hair, nails and adjacent mucous membranes.

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Endocrinologist (Sub-Specialty of Internal Medicine)
Endocrinologist (Sub-Specialty of Internal Medicine)

Endocrinology is the subspecialty of internal medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and care of disorders of the endocrine (glandular) system and the associated metabolic dysfunction. Endocrinologists are frequently involved with the diagnosis and management of.

source: acponline.org
Hospitalist
Hospitalist

Some hospitalist physicians are family practice doctors or medical subspecialists who have opted to do hospitalist work such as, intensive care doctors, lung doctors (pulmonologists), or kidney doctors (nephrologists). There are many advantages of hospitalists in the care hospitalized patients.

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Primary Care - Family Medicine
Primary Care - Family Medicine

The difference between family medicine and internal medicine. “Primary care physicians fall into [one of two categories]: family medicine doctors and internal medicine doctors,” explains Saju Mathew, M.D., a primary care physician at Piedmont Physicians Group.

source: piedmont.org
Primary Care - Internal Medicine
Primary Care - Internal Medicine

The difference between family medicine and internal medicine. “Primary care physicians fall into [one of two categories]: family medicine doctors and internal medicine doctors,” explains Saju Mathew, M.D., a primary care physician at Piedmont Physicians Group.

source: piedmont.org
Surgeon
Surgeon

Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They often counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare.

source: bls.gov

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