Doctors and their Specialisations

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1.NeurologistNervous system
3.EndocrinologistEndocrine glands
4.GastroenterologistDigestive system
5.HepatologistLiver, pancrease and biliary tree
7.PulmonologistRespiratory tract
11.GerontologistAged persons
12.PediatricianInfants and children
15.UrologistUrinary tract
16.GynecologistFemale reproductive health
17.ObstetricianPregnancy and birth of child
18.PathologistCause and effects of diseases
19.OrthopaedistInjuries of musculoskeletal system
20.RheumatologistJoints, muscles and bones

Difference between a Gynecologist and Obstetrician

A Gynecologist deals with the health of the female reproductive system viz. the uterus, the fallopian tubes, the ovaries etc. They do not deal with pregnancy and childbirth. An Obstetrician deals with pregnancy and childbirth and post natal care of both the mother and the child.

Difference between a Rheumatologist and Orthopaedist

Both Rheumatologist and Orthopaedist deal with the diseases of the musculoskeletal system. A rheumatologist deals with the medicinal treatment of the conditions while an orthopadist deals with surgical treatment of the diseases. Thus, conditions like osteoarthritis, gout, rheumatoid arthritis are dealt by rheumatologist and bone injuries, joint replacement etc. are dealt by the orthopaedist.



Select the right answer

1. A nephrologist deals with the diseases of -

2. A problem with the thyroid glands is dealt by the -

3. A hepatologist deals with the diseases of the -

4. A doctor who deals with the health and illness of children is known as -

5. A pulmonologist deals with diseases of the -

6. Who of the following deals fracture of bones?

7. A Gerontologist deals with the diseases of -