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specialist

 [spesh´ah-list]
a health care professional whose practice is limited to a particular area, such as a branch of medicine, surgery, or nursing; especially, one who by virtue of advanced training is certified by a specialty board as being qualified to so limit his or her practice.
clinical nurse specialist a clinician with a high degree of knowledge, skill, and competence in a specific area of nursing. See clinical nurse specialist.
transcultural nurse specialist transcultural nurse specialist.

spe·cial·ist

(spe'shăl-ist),
One who has developed professional expertise in a particular specialty or subject area.

specialist

/spe·cial·ist/ (spesh´ah-list) a physician whose practice is limited to a particular branch of medicine or surgery, especially one who, by virture of advanced training, is certified by a specialty board as being qualified to so limit it.
clinical nurse specialist , nurse specialist see under nurse.

specialist

(spĕsh′ə-lĭst)
n.
1. A physician whose practice is limited to a particular branch of medicine or surgery, especially one who is certified by a board of physicians: a specialist in oncology.
2. A species with narrow habitat or food requirements: specialists that feed only on carrion.

spe′cial·ist, spe′cial·is′tic adj.

specialist

[spesh′əlist]
a health care professional who practices a specialty. A specialist usually has advanced clinical training and may have a postgraduate academic degree.

specialist

Medtalk A person with a recognized expertise in something; in the usual medical context, a specialist is board-eligible or board-certified in a recognized area of medicine–eg, pathology, psychiatry, radiology, who has undergone a formal residency training program of ≥ 3 yrs, and is entitled to sit for the closure–'specialty board' examination in that field. See Addiction specialist, Adolescent medicine specialist, cLinical nurse, Expert, Grants management specialist, Lab support specialist, State fluoridation specialist, Transfusion medicine specialist. Cf Primary care, Subspecialty.

spe·cial·ist

(spesh'ă-list)
One who devotes professional attention to a particular specialty or subject area.

specialist

1. A person devoted to a particular branch of study or practice.
2. A doctor qualified to practise in a restricted area of medicine or surgery.

spe·cial·ist

(spesh'ă-list)
One who has developed professional expertise in a particular branch of dentistry or medicine.

specialist,

n a health care professional who is qualified to limit practice to a narrow spectrum of health care. A specialist usually has advanced clinical training and postgraduate education in the discipline or specialty.

specialist

a veterinarian whose practice is limited to a particular branch of medicine or surgery, especially one who, by virtue of advanced training, is certified by a specialty board as being qualified to so limit his/her practice.

Patient discussion about specialist

Q. what is the medical name of the specialist who treats fibromyalgia? The person who treats arthritis is medically termed “rheumatologist”, then what is the medical name of the specialist who treats fibromyalgia?

A. Rheumatologist is an internist who is a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of muscle, bones and joint complaint. If a person is having fibromyalgia together joint pain and inflammation, it would be better for him to be seen by an arthritis specialist who can better diagnose what might have caused fibromyalgia and what others might have been the causes other than fibromyalgia, which should not go undiagnosed. There is as such no medical name for the person who treats fibromyalgia.

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