Definitions for "PHYSIATRIST"
fizz-EYE-at-rist An M.D. with extensive training in physical medicine and rehabilitation who deals with the medical problems and disability seen after a stroke.
A doctor who specializes in physical medicine. This person assesses and treats diseases and injuries with exercise, massage, heat and light, and drugs appropriate to therapy (pain medications, for example).
A physician who is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
an individual who is trained to treat disabilities