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Types of Residents

Addiction Psychiatrist
Addiction Psychiatrist

What Is Addiction? Addiction is a complex condition, a brain disease that is manifested by compulsive substance use despite harmful consequence. People with addiction (severe substance use disorder) have an intense focus on using a certain substance(s), such as alcohol or drugs, to the point that it takes over their life.

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. Training for pediatricians interested in treating adolescents now also includes fellowships specifically in adolescent health.

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. These conditions range from the very common to the very rare, spanning all ages and encompassing various organ systems.

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Allergists/Immunologists
Allergists/Immunologists

Allergy and immunology training programs are two years in length and may occur after completion of a three year categorical internal medicine or pediatrics residency training program. Board certification in allergy and immunology is available following completion of fellowship training.

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Anesthesiologists
Anesthesiologists

What is an anesthesiologist? What training is involved? An anesthesiologist is a doctor (MD or DO) who practices anesthesia. Anesthesiologists are physicians specializing in perioperative care, developing anesthetic plans, and the administration of anesthetics.

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Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Electrophysiologists are qualified to perform special tests of your heart’s electrical system, such as an electrophysiology study or an ablation. In addition, this heart doctor can implant a pacemaker or a defibrillator, which is similar to a pacemaker but can shock your heart back into rhythm should you need it.

Cardiologists
Cardiologists

The Cayman Islands have excellent cardiology services delivered by experienced cardiologists, who use cutting edge diagnostic equipment.

Cardiovascular Surgeon
Cardiovascular Surgeon

How many years of postgraduate training do surgical residents undergo? ... Vascular Surgery. General surgery training plus one to two years of training in the ...

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Colon and Rectal Surgeon
Colon and Rectal Surgeon

The Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery of the Department of Surgery offers an accredited colon and rectal surgery residency. This residency is designed to prepare the surgeon for the pursuit of an academic career in colon and rectal surgery equally as well as for private practice in colon and rectal surgery.

Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Colon and Rectal Surgeons

The Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery of the Department of Surgery offers an accredited colon and rectal surgery residency. This residency is designed to prepare the surgeon for the pursuit of an academic career in colon and rectal surgery equally as well as for private practice in colon and rectal surgery.

Dermatologists
Dermatologists

Residents also spend two months in dermatopathology, where more than 40,000 biopsies per year are reviewed with the faculty dermatopathologists. Each resident is also assigned to a dermatology continuity clinic that will continue throughout the three years of training.

Emergency Medicine Specialists
Emergency Medicine Specialists

Emergency Medicine is a primary, or first-contact point of care for patients requiring the use of the health care system. Specialists in Emergency Medicine are required to possess specialist skills in acute illness diagnosis and resuscitation.

Endocrinologists
Endocrinologists

Endocrinologists are licensed internal medicine doctors who have passed an additional certification exam. They go to college for 4 years, then medical school for 4 more years. Afterward, they work in hospitals and clinics as residents for 3 years to get experience treating people. They'll spend another 2 or 3 years training specifically in endocrinology.

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Family Physicians
Family Physicians

Search the AAFP Family Medicine Residency Directory The AAFP offers the only comprehensive residency directory that allows you to search family medicine residency programs by location, community setting, residency program type, program size, and more.

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