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  1. Gynecologist
    Aslo treats females and provides Medical and surgical treatment of diseases and disorders of female reproductive systems
  2. Obstetrics
    is the surgical specialty dealing with the care of women and their children during pregnancy (prenatal period), childbirth
  3. Obstetrician
    Treats Females in prenatal care as well as delivery
  4. Coroner
    Not an MD but assiusts in the investigations of death
  5. Medical Examiner
    Is a medically qualified government officer whose duty is to investigate deaths and injuries that occur under unusual or suspicious circumstances MD
  6. Cardiologist
    Treats the heart, cardiovascular diseases
  7. Pulmonologist
    is a physician who possesses specialized knowledge and skill in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary (lung) conditions and diseases
  8. Allergist
    Treats abnormal responcess or aquires hypersensitiveity to substancees with medication methods including testing and desensitizing
  9. Dermatologist
    Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases a unique specialty with both medical and surgical aspects.
  10. Nephrology
    Specializes in disorders and diseases of the kidney
  11. Radium
    Radio active substance
  12. Radiology
    Specializes in the study of tissue and organs that is based on x ray visulisation
  13. Rheumatology
    is a sub-specialty in internal medicine and pediatrics, devoted to the diagnosis and therapy of conditions and diseases affecting the joints, muscles, and bones.
  14. Oncologist
    Studies Cancer and Cancer related Tummors
  15. Pathologist
    pathologists work through examination of organs, tissues, bodily fluids, and whole bodies (autopsies). Also the study and diagnosis of disease
  16. Endocrinologist
    is a doctor who specializes in treating disorders of the endocrine system, such as diabetes, hyperthyroidism
  17. Neurologist
    Neurology is the medical field that specializes in neurology, the study of the human nervous system. The nervous system is comprised of the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles.
  18. Podiatrist
    are medical specialists of the foot, ankle and lower leg. A podiatrist holds a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree
  19. Orthopedist
    Specializes in the prevention and correction of disorders of the musculerskeletal system
  20. Osteopath
    approach to healthcare that emphasizes the role of the musculoskeletal system in health and disease
  21. Osteopathy
    Health care that emphasises the role of the muscularskelital system n health and diseases
  22. Optician
    Is the name given to people who are trained to fill perscriptions in the field of health
  23. Opometrist
    are qualified to diagnios and treat eye diseases such as infection and glocoma
  24. Ophthalmologist
    treats disorders of the eye
  25. Psychology
    Is the science and art of explaining and changing mental processes and behaviors its immediate goal is to understand humanity by both discovering general principles
  26. Psychologist
    psychology are "scientists" or "scholars" (those who conduct research) and "practitioners" or "professionals, also a person that provide medical interventions and drug therapies, as opposed to analysis and counseling
  27. Psychiatry
    Specially devoted to the study and treatment of mental disorders
  28. Psychiatrist
    Scientist or Scholor that conducts research with medication as oposed to analizing or counceling
  29. Physiology
    Is the scince and act of explaining and changing mental processes
  30. Oath
    Statment of facts or a promiss upon something or someone that the oath maker considers sacred
  31. Endorcement
    A written or spoken statment endorcing a product
  32. Registration
    The act of registering
  33. Recipocity
    Is when a state honors another states licenss to practice in their state
  34. Certification
    Confermation of certain charictoristics of an object, person, or organization
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