Allopathic Physician (M.D)

Part 1

Duties and responsibilities:

Allopathic physicians, M.Ds are medical doctors who treat disease and injury using counteractive methods. For example, they will prescribe antibiotics to kill bacteria that have caused affection. Allopathic physicians often work in public or private hospitals or clinics and many have private practices. Their work hours can be long and irregular. Although many allopathic physicians become interninsrs, generalists, or family practitioners, most specialize in other medical fields

Specialties include:

  • Anesthesiologist- administers anesthesia
  • Cardiologist – treats heart disease
  • Dermatologist – treats skin conditions
  • Gastroenterologist – treats digestive problems
  • Gerontologist – provides care for elderly
  • Gynecologist – treats female reproductive system problems
  • Neurologist – treats brain and nervous system problems
  • Obstetrician –  provides pregnancy care and deliver babies
  • Oncologist – treats cancer
  • Orthopedist – treats skeletal problems
  • Pathologist – interpret disease in tissues
  • Pediatrician – provides care for children
  • Pulmonologist – treats respiratory problems
  • Surgeon – perform operations
  • Urologist – treats urinary problems

Average salary: $100,000 – $275,000