Types of Medical Physicians

Name the most common types of doctors and other medical specialists given the descriptions below.
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Last updated: May 20, 2014
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Job Description
Specialist
Responsible for administering medicine during surgeries that help patients sleep through otherwise painful operations
Anesthesiologist
Diagnoses and treats disorders related to the male reproductive system
Andrologist
Diagnoses and treats hearing disorders and helps children with these disorders learn to communicate
Audiologist
Diagnoses and treats diseases of the heart
Cardiologist
Concerned with teeth, gum diseases, and other oral problems
Dentist
Diagnoses and treats disorders of the skin and its appendages (nails, hair, sweat glands, etc.)
Dermatologist
Diagnoses and treats disorders related to the endocrine system, such as thyroid or hormone problems
Endocrinologist
Diagnoses and treats the diseases and disorders of the digestive system
Gastroenterologist
Diagnoses and treats disorders related to the female reproductive system
Gynecologist
Studies blood and its diseases
Hematologist
Diagnoses and treats diseases of the liver
Hepatologist
Job Description
Specialist
Diagnoses and treats diseases related to the kidney
Nephrologist
Studies and treats disorders of the brain
Neurologist
Responsible for diagnosing and treating patients with cancer
Oncologist
Diagnoses and treats disorders of the eye
Ophthalmologist
Diagnoses and treats disorders of the foot and ankle
Podiatrist
Responsible for diagnosing and treating mental illnesses and behavioral disorders
Psychiatrist
Responsible for diagnosing and treating lung conditions or managing critical care patients admitted in the ICU with ventilator support
Pulmonologist
Specializes in the use of X-rays or other imaging technologies in order to diagnose various illnesses
Radiologist
Diagnoses and treats autoimmune disorders, arthritis, and other joint problems
Rheumatologist
Diagnoses and treats any disorder related to the urinary system
Urologist
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Level 45
May 14, 2014
Good quiz! But "ophthalmologist" is spelt like this!
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Level 10
May 15, 2014
Fixed! :)
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Level 18
Aug 13, 2018
American spellings really threw me off- eg haematologist, gynaecologist. Also in the UK we use some very different suffixes altogether- eg radiographer. And for some reason we say anaesthetist instead of anesthesiologist! All in all I did not do very will in this quiz XD