HEALTH / MEDICAL TERMS

 

ACCOUCHEUR: A MAN WHO HELPS DELIVER A BABY (MALE MID-WIFE).

ALLERGIST: A DOCTOR THAT DEALS WITH ALLERGIES.

ANDROLOGISTS: A DOCTOR THAT HELPS MEN THAT MIGHT HAVE A PROBLEM REPRODUCING.

ANESTHESIOLOGISTS: A PERSON THAT GIVES YOU ANESTHESIA BEFORE SURGERY.

AUDIOLOGISTS: A DOCTOR THAT HELPS PEOPLE WHO ARE DEAF.

CHIROPODIST, PODIATRIST: A FOOT DOCTOR.

DIAGNOSTICIAN, PATHOLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT DRAWS BLOOD AND BASED ON THE RESULTS, TELLS YOU WHAT IS WRONG.

ENDOCRINOLOGIST: A HORMONE DOCTOR.

EPIDEMIOLOGISTS: A DOCTOR WHO STUDIES NEW DISEASES AND MAKES SURE THEY DO NOT SPREAD AROUND. THEY ALSO DO RESEARCH FOR NEW MEDICAL TREATMENTS.

GENETICIST: A DOCTOR WHO TREATS DISEASES CAUSED BY FAMILY HISTORY OR DNA.

GERIATRICIAN, GERONTOLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT HELPS OLDER PEOPLE.

HEMATOLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT DEALS WITH BLOOD.

IMMUNOLOGISTS: A DOCTOR THAT DEALS WITH THE IMMUNE SYSTEM.

INFECTIOUS DISEASE SPECIALISTS: A DOCTOR THAT TREATS DISEASES THAT SPREAD FAST. THEY ALSO DO RESEARCH TO DISCOVER CURES.

INTENSIVIST: A DOCTOR FOR THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT (ICU).

INTERNAL MEDICINE SPECIALISTS:  A DOCTOR THAT DEALS WITH PATIENTS THAT HAVE MORE THAN ONE DISEASE THAT IS HARD TO DIAGNOSE.

INTERNISTS: A DOCTOR THAT TREATS DISEASES THAT FORMS INSIDE THE BODY. AN INTERNIST ALSO WORKS ON SERIOUS ILLNESSES.

MICROBIOLOGISTS: A SCIENTIST THAT STUDIES VIRUSES, BACTERIA AND ANY DISEASE THAT SPREADS FAST.

NEONATOLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT TREATS SICK NEWBORN BABIES.

NEPHROLOGIST: A KIDNEY DOCTOR.

NEUROLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT DEALS WITH THE BRAIN AND NERVOUS SYSTEM.

NEUROPHYSIOLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT TREATS DISEASES OF THE NERVES. HE IS A NERVE DOCTOR.

NEUROSURGEONS: A DOCTOR THAT DOES SURGERY ON THE BRAIN AND NERVOUS SYSTEM.

OBSTETRICIAN: A DOCTOR THAT TAKES CARE OF PREGNANT WOMEN.

ONCOLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT DEALS WITH CANCER PATIENTS.

OPHTHALMOLOGIST, OCULIST: A DOCTOR THAT WORKS ON THE EYES.

ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON: A DOCTOR THAT DOES SURGERY ON BONES.

ORTHOPEDIST: A DOCTOR THAT WORKS ON THE DISEASES OF  BONES.

OTOLARYNGOLOGIST or OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT TREATS THE EAR, NOSE AND THROAT.

PALEOPATHOLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT STUDIES ANCIENT DISEASES.

PARASITOLOGIST:  A DOCTOR THAT TREATS AND STUDIES PARASITES (A Parasite is a tiny germ that can live within your body).

PATHOLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT LOOKS AT LAB TESTS.

PERINATOLOGIST: A DOCTOR WHO CARES FOR WOMEN WHO HAVE PROBLEMS WHILE THEIR PREGNANT.

PHYSIATRIST: A DOCTOR WHO TREATS PATIENTS WHO ARE DISABLED BECAUSE OF AN INJURY OR A DISEASE.

PHYSIOLOGISTS: A DOCTOR THAT STUDIES LIVING THINGS (THIS MEANS ANYTHING ALIVE).

PROCTOLOGIST, COLONOLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT WORKS ON YOUR BUTTOCKS AND COLON.

PULMONOLOGIST: A LUNG DOCTOR.

RADIOLOGIST or RADIOTHERAPIST: A DOCTOR OR NURSE THAT TAKES X-RAYS AND READS THEM.

RHEUMATOLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT HELPS PEOPLE WITH THEIR MUSCLES, BONES AND JOINTS.

RHINOLARYNGOLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT DEALS WITH YOUR EARS, NOSE AND THROAT.

UROLOGIST: A DOCTOR THAT DEALS WITH THE BLADDER.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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