One who devotes himself to some specialty; as, a medical specialist, one who devotes himself to diseases of particular parts of the body, as the eye, the ear, the nerves, etc.
The physician who provides expertise and care in a particular area; i.e., surgeon, oncologist (cancer doctor), dermatologist, allergist.
Doctors who focus on certain parts of the body or diseases. These doctors have many years of training in their specialty areas. Cardiologists (heart), oncologists (cancer), and rheumatologists (arthritis) are all specialists.
A physician who provides specialized medical services, such as heart surgery.
A doctor who specializes in treating certain parts of the body or specific medical conditions. For example, cardiologists only treat patients with heart problems.
A medical doctor who specializes in a specific area of medicine, for example cardiology or gynecology.
for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act 1973, a specialist medical practitioner recognised as a consultant physician or as a specialist, in the appropriate specialty.
A doctor who treats only specific illnesses, body parts, or persons within a certain age group.
A person who devotes himself to diagnosis and treatment of one subject or to one particular branch of a subject or pursuit. 2. A health care practitioner who devotes his attention to a particular class of diseases, patients, etc. (Usually requires special training.)
a physician whose practice is limited to a particular branch of medicine or surgery. NOTE: CaliforniaCare (HMO) plan members will not be eligible for any CaliforniaCare benefits for services received by any unauthorized specialist. If your Primary Care Physician (PCP) feels that a specialist is needed to treat your condition, your PCP will refer you to the appropriate specialist. Your PCP will also prepare a Referral Authorization Form if you must see a specialist that is not in your Medical Group. However, if your PMG or IPA participates in Direct Access and you have verified a specialists's status with your Medical Group prior to making an appointment, you will be eligible for benefits.
A physician who has special experience and expertise in a portion of the medical field. In most instances specific credentials, including residency placement and board certification must be acquired in order to qualify as a specialist.
A physician or health care professional, not the primary care physician, who is certified to practice in a specified field of medicine (for example, a cardiologist).
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A specialist is a doctor who treats certain illnesses or injuries. For example, a surgeon is a specialist. A doctor who treats allergies or heart problems is also a specialist. You may need a referral from your primary care physician to visit a specialist.
An expert at activities not usually done by auditors (such as an appraiser for valuation).
A Board eligible or Certified physician who declares himself or herself as such and practices a specific medical specialty.
A doctor or other health care professional whose training and expertise is in a specific area of medicine, such as cardiology or orthopedics. Most HMOs require members to get a referral from their primary care physician (PCP) before seeing a specialist.
A physician who, based on education and qualifications, concentrates on a particular specialty of medicine.
A physician who practices medical care in a specialized area of medicine. All physicians who are board certified are specialists, including primary care physicians. In managed care, the term specialist is used somewhat differently; specialists are those doctors to whom primary care physicians refer patients.
A provider who has been specially trained in and practices a specific type of care other than general practice.
an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
practices one branch of medicine
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a doctor who practices a focused type of medicine, such as dermatology, nephrology, surgery, cardiology, etc
a licensed veterinarian who has been certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) in the United States or the European College of Veterinary Neurology (ECVN) in Europe to specialize in Neurology
an individual who is an expert in a field of specialized knowledge or skill coming to the United States for observing, consulting, or demonstrating special skills
an individual who is an expert in a field of specialized knowledge or skill coming to UT for the purpose of observing, consulting, or demonstrating special skills
a person who is devoted to performing or providing a specialized service in a particular occupation or trade
a person who is trained in a particular field of medicine, and is located at the main hospital
a physician, or other health care provider, with expertise in treating a specific disease, a specific part of the body, a specific age group or specific procedure
a physician who has completed formal training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Fertility Services as well as general obstetrics and gynecology
a physician who practices medicine in a specialty area, such as cardiology, orthopedics, dermatology and urology
a physician with extensive education, professional training and certification in a specific type of care
A physician who specializes in a particular field of medicine, such as ophthalmology or oncology.
A specialist is a licensed physician in a province or territory whose practice of medicine is primarily concerned with specialized diagnostic and treatment procedures. Specialties include anaesthesia, dermatology, general surgery, gynaecology, internal medicine, neurology, neuropathology, ophthalmology, paediatrics, plastic surgery, radiology, and urology.
A physician trained and/or certified to treat a specific body system, such as a cardiologist (heart), gynecologist (woman's reproductive system), or dermatologist (skin).
A doctor who has been specially trained in and practices a specific type of medicine other than primary care (e.g., cardiologists, dermatologists, gastroenterologists). If you are enrolled in an HMO, you usually will need a referral from your primary care physician to see a specialist.
A participating physician who is professionally qualified to practice his or her designated specialty and whose agreement with John Muir Physician Network includes responsibility for providing covered services in his or her designated specialty.
A medical practitioner whose practice is limited to a particular class of patients (as children) or of diseases (as skin diseases) or of technique (as surgery).
A physician or health-care provider whose training and expertise are in a specific area of medicine, such as cardiology or dermatology.
A health care professional whose practice is limited to specific procedures, age categories of patients (such as elder care or pediatrics), specific body systems, or certain types of diseases.
An expert in a particular field.
A specialist is a physician who practices in a certain specialty field such as oncology, cardiology or orthopedics. A sub-specialist is a physician specialist who only treats a certain age group such as pediatrics.
A health professional, such as a physician, who has special training and perhaps certification in a particular area of medical care services, such as obstetrics, cardiology, radiology, or surgery, and who restricts his or her medical practice to that area.
means a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO). A specialist is not a family practitioner, general practitioner, pediatrician, or internist.
A doctor who provides health care services for a specific disease or part of the body, and someone your PCP must refer you to for specialized treatment.
a doctor who only practices a special type of medicine or surgery, like a cardiologist (heart doctor).
A registered Medical Practitioner who currently holds a substantive consultant appointment in that specialty, which is recognized as such by the statutory bodies of the relevant country.
A doctor who specializes in treating only a certain part of the body or a certain condition. For instance, a cardiologist only treats people with heart problems.
A Physician who provides specialty services to Members.
Doctors of Medicine (MD), Doctors of Osteopathy (D.O.), except primary care physicians, and other medical practitioners when the services performed are within the lawful scope of the practitioner's license, including, but not limited to, optometrists, chiropractors and psychologists.
an expert in a specific area
a physician that specializes in a certain medical field, such as dermatology, orthopedics and cardiology.
A physician who practices medicine in a specialty area. Cardiologists, pulmonologists and gynecologists are all examples of specialists. Under most health plans, family practice physicians, pediatricians and internal medicine physicians are not specialists. Some health plans (HMO and POS plans) require pre-authorization from your PCP before you can see a specialist.
A physician with training or expertise in an area of medicine. HMO members usually need approval from their primary care physician to see a specialist.
a physician with a particular area of expertise and training: gynecologists treat women, pediatricians treat children, ophthalmologists treat eye problems, etc.
A physician who specializes in a specific type of health care. Your primary care physician may refer you to a specialty provider if he/she determines you require specialty care. In a HMO, services provided by a participating specialist are covered only if you receive a referral prior to your visit from your PCP, IPA or medical group.
A health care provider other than your primary care provider who focuses on one specific area of medicine--for instance, a surgeon, a physical therapist, or a mental health counselor. Your primary care provider must provide you with a written referral to a specialist for the care to be covered under your plan.
A specialist is a doctor who specializes in one area of medicine, such as heart diseases, cancer, skin diseases, etc.
A physician who practices medicine in a specialty area. Cardiologists, orthopedists and gynecologists are all examples of specialists. Under most health plans, family practice physicians, pediatricians and internal medicine physicians are not. Some health plans require preauthorization from your primary care physician before you can see a specialist.
A medical or dental practitioner registered under the Medical Acts who is or has been a Consultant in an NHS hospital or who holds a Certificate of Higher Specialist Training.
A doctor who treats only certain parts of the body, certain health problems, or certain age groups. Normally, a specialist has received advanced training in a specialty field. For example, some doctors treat only heart problems. Some health plans require enrollees to obtain a referral from a primary care provider prior to seeing a specialist in order for the specialist care to be reimbursed. Also see Referral or Primary Care Physician.
A veterinarian with training in a given area that also includes postgraduate work in cardiology. For instance, and internal medicine specialist will also be trained in cardiology.
A medical practitioner with particular training in an area of medicine (such as consultant surgeons, consultant anaesthetists and consultant physicians) with full registration under the Medical Acts, who meets our criteria for specialist recognition for benefit purposes, and whom we have told in writing that we currently recognise them as a specialist for benefit purposes in their field of practice. For out-patient treatment only: a medical practitioner with full registration under the Medical Acts, who specialises in psycho-sexual medicine, orthopaedic medicine, manipulative or sports medicine, or a practitioner in surgical dentistry or podiatric surgery who is registered under the relevant Act; and who, in all cases, meets our criteria for limited specialist recognition for benefit purposes in their field of practice, and who we have told in writing that we currently recognise them as a specialist for benefit purposes in that field for the provision of out-patient treatment only. A full explanation of the criteria we use to decide these matters is available on request.
A physician, other than a primary care physician, who specializes in a specific field. (For example: dermatologists, endocrinologists, cardiologists, etc.) Gynecologists are usually considered specialists, however you generally do not need a referral to see one.