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MA 110 Mid Term

Medical Assisting

QuestionAnswer
Cardiologist a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of the heart and blood vessels
endocrinologist a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the endocrine systems
family practitioner a physician who is a generalist and treats all types and ages of patience
gastroenterologist a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the gastrointestinal tract
gynecologist a physician who provides routing physical care of the female reproductive system
internist a physician who diagnoses and treats problems related to the internal organs
nephrologist a physician who studies, diagnoses, and treats kidney disease
neurologist a physician who diagnoses and treats diseases of the nervous system
oncologist a physician who specializes in treating patients with cancer
orthopedist a physician who diagnoses and treats diseases and disorders of the muscles and bones
pathologist a physician who studies disease and the changes it produces in the cells, fluids and processes of the entire body
physiatrist a specialist who diagnoses and treats diseases and disorders with physical therapy
plastic surgeon a physician who performs the reconstruction, correction, or improvement of the body structures
triage to assess immediate medical needs of a patient
urologist a physician who diagnoses and treats diseases of the kidney, bladder and urinary system
physician assistant a health-care provider who practices medicine under the supervision of a physician
acupuncturist a specialist who uses a chinese theory based on beliefs of how the body works
massage therapist a specialist who uses pressure, kneading, stroking, vibration and tapping to promote muscle and full-body relaxation
chiropractor a specialist who treats patients who are ill or in pain without using drugs or surgery
doctor of osteopathy a physician who uses a "whole person" approach to health care
Created by: darion207