medical specialist

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Noun1.medical specialist - practices one branch of medicinemedical specialist - practices one branch of medicine  
anaesthetist, anesthesiologist, anesthetist - a specialist who administers an anesthetic to a patient before he is treated
baby doctor, paediatrician, pediatrician, pediatrist - a specialist in the care of babies
cardiologist, heart specialist, heart surgeon - a specialist in cardiology; a specialist in the structure and function and disorders of the heart
chiropodist, foot doctor, podiatrist - a specialist in care for the feet
dermatologist, skin doctor - a doctor who specializes in the physiology and pathology of the skin
diagnostician, pathologist - a doctor who specializes in medical diagnosis
diplomate - medical specialist whose competence has been certified by a diploma granted by an appropriate professional group
doc, doctor, physician, Dr., MD, medico - a licensed medical practitioner; "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"
ear doctor, ear specialist, otologist - a physician who specializes in the ear and its diseases
embryologist - a physician who specializes in embryology
endocrinologist - physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the endocrine system
ear-nose-and-throat doctor, ENT man, otolaryngologist, otorhinolaryngologist, rhinolaryngologist - a specialist in the disorders of the ear or nose or throat
geriatrician, gerontologist - a specialist in gerontology
gynaecologist, gynecologist, woman's doctor - a specialist in gynecology
haematologist, hematologist - a doctor who specializes in diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs
hygienist - a medical specialist in hygiene
internist - a specialist in internal medicine
brain doctor, neurologist - a medical specialist in the nervous system and the disorders affecting it
accoucheur, obstetrician - a physician specializing in obstetrics
oncologist - a specialist in oncology
eye doctor, ophthalmologist, oculist - a medical doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye
orthopaedist, orthopedist - a specialist in correcting deformities of the skeletal system (especially in children)
orthoptist - a specialist in orthoptics
proctologist - a doctor specializing in diseases of the rectum and anus
head-shrinker, psychiatrist, shrink - a physician who specializes in psychiatry
radiographer - a person who makes radiographs
radiologist, radiotherapist - a medical specialist who uses radioactive substances and X-rays in the treatment of disease
rheumatologist - a physician specializing in rheumatic diseases
urologist - a specialist in urology
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