Types of Doctor - English Speaking Lesson to learn Medical Vocabulary

source: Learn English with Let's Talk     2017年11月2日
Types of Doctor - English Speaking Lesson to learn Medical Vocabulary
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In today's English lesson you will learn the terminology related to Doctors. There are different types of doctors, the word Doctor is a common noun, but a doctor who specializes in a particular body part has a different term. Learn what are these specialist doctors called, so that you use the correct vocabulary while referring to doctors, as you cannot say - I am seeing a bone doctor or an eye doctor.
When we have health issues we go see a doctor. In this English lesson, we will learn about the different types of doctors who are specialized in different fields.

General Practitioner - Another term for a general practitioner is a Family Doctor who treats common health issues.

Dermatologist - A Doctor who treats any skin, hair,nails related issues.

Dentist - A Doctor who treats teeth and gum related issues. For good oral health, we visit a dentist.

Cardiologist - A heart Doctor who treats any cardiovascular diseases.

Gynecologist / Obstetrician - Gynecologists work with female reproductive system whereas the Obstetrician work in a particular area of gynaecology that focuses on childbirth. They perform c-secs, surgical removal of ovarian tumours etc.

Optometrist - An Eye Doctor, any defects in the vision or any eye related issues we go see an Optometrist.

Orthopedic Surgeon - A Doctor who treats the skeletal system.

Pediatrician - The Doctors who work with infants, children and teenagers and treats various health issues.

Urologist - The Doctor who specializes in issues related to the urinary system and also treats male reproductive organs.

Neurologist - The Doctor who treats the human brain. A Neurosurgeon is the one who operates on the human brain.