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physician fuh-ZIH-shun a skilled health care provider who attedend graduated medical school. (MD) medical doctor, (DO), doctor of osteopathy
pediatrician PEE-dee-ah-TRIH-shun physician with special training in caring for children
surgen SIR-jen physician qualified to treat patients surgically, by means of operation or invasive procedure
anesthesiologist AN-ehs-THEE-zee-AW-loh-jist physician with special training in pain sedation and pain control
physician assistant fuh-ZIH-shun-ah-SIS-tant a midlevel health care provider who works under the license of a supervising physician, requires undergraduate degree
nurse practioner NIRS prak-TIH-shuh-ner a nurse with postgraduate training that serves as a midlevel health care provider, works under license of supervising physician
emergency medical technician (EMT) eh-MIR-jen-see Meh-dih-kal tek-NIH-shun specially trained in the emergency care of a patient before and/ or during transport to medical facility
speech therapist SPEECH THEH-rah-pist specially trained in evaluating and treating problems with speech and/ or swallowing
occupational therapist aw-kyoo-PAY-shuh-nal-THEH-rah-pist specially trained in evaluating and treating problems with performing ADL's
physical therapist FIH-zih-kal-THEH-rah-pist specially trained in evaluating and treating physical impairments, disabilities and recovery from injury
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