A physician, medical practitioner
, medical doctor, or simply doctor, is a professional who practises medicine
, which is concerned with promoting, maintaining, or restoring health
through the study
, diagnosis, prognosis
and treatment of disease
, injury, and other physical and mental impairments.
Professional who practices medicine
A person who has completed a study of medicine, and as such tries to diagnose and cure diseases in patients.
A physician; a member of the medical profession; one who is trained and licensed to heal the sick or injured. The final examination and qualification may award a doctor degree in which case the post-nominal letters are D.O., DPM, M.D., DMD, DDS, in the US or MBBS in the UK.
A physician or medical doctor; sometimes also a medical student.
A medical doctor trained in human medicine.