orthopedist


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orthopedist

 [or″tho-pe´dist]
an orthopedic surgeon.

or·tho·pae·dist

, orthopedist (ōr'thō-pē'dist),
One who practices orthopaedics.

orthopedist

/or·tho·pe·dist/ (-pe´dist) an orthopedic surgeon.

orthopedist

[-pē′dist]
a physician who specializes in orthopedics. Also called
Usage notes: (informal)
orthopod.

orthopedist

Orthopedic surgeon

Orthopedist

A doctor specializing in treatment of the skeletal system and its associated muscles and joints.

orthopedist

an orthopedic surgeon.
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Most proximal humerus fractures can be handled in the office with a simple sling and swath and follow-up with an orthopedist the next day.
The home health nurse notified the orthopedist that the patient had taken his last dose of warfarin and faxed him the results of the blood test, showing an INR of 1.
If there is a positive Ortolani's or Barlow's sign in the newborn, refer to an orthopedist, said Dr.
Instead, an orthopedist may suggest a night splint to hold your ankle up during sleep, as well as heel cups in your walking shoes.
Whether it's compartment syndrome, periostitis or a stress fracture, be sure to seek both an orthopedist and a rehab facility that specializes in treating sports injuries.
An orthopedist can identify any underlying weaknesses and refer you to a physical therapist.
Your orthopedist or a sports-oriented physical therapist would be able to evaluate these conditions.