Essay about Diffrent Type of Doctors

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Different Types of Doctors and What They Do
The world is Mother Nature's marvel that is blessed with different wonders of the natural world like the human body system. But, with every blessing comes a curse and this curse that plagues the living world is diseases. There are different diseases and disorders that are either due to microorganisms, parasites, non-functioning of different organs in the body, biochemical imbalances, genetic or hereditary problems, etc. Many times, people suffer from different kinds of accidents- natural and man-made, gunshots, stabbing wounds, burns, and many other innovative types of grievous injuries. These different medical problems are taken care of by different types of doctors, according to their field of
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Microbiologists: A microbiologist studies causes, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases.

Neonatologist: The neonatologist is the doctor that provides medical care to premature and critically ill newborn babies.

Nephrologist: The doctor who treats kidney diseases and problems.

Neurologist: These are doctors who treat one of the most delicate and important organs of the body, the brain. They treat conditions like seizures, strokes, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, etc.

Neurosurgeon: These are surgeons who treat central and peripheral nervous system diseases that can be cured or controlled to some extent with mechanical intervention.

Obstetrician: This is a part of gynecology and the doctors are experts with childbirth, C-sections, gynecological surgeries like hysterectomy, surgical removal of ovarian tumors, examination of the pelvic region, PAP smears, prenatal care, etc.

Oncologist: An oncologist job description entails treating cancer patients.

Ophthalmologist: The doctor that takes care of eyes and treats various eye problems and performs different eye surgeries.

Orthopedic Surgeons: The doctor who is concerned with the skeletal system of the human body, that is, bones. These doctors make no bones about broken, fractured or arthritis struck bones!

ENT specialists: An ENT specialist treats the Ear, the Nose and the Throat, as well as to some extent

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