Term: Physician Specialties

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26

Definition:

Physicians are classified as either general practice (including family practice) or specialist. Specialists refer to the following: psychiatry, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, medical specialists, general surgeons, and surgical specialists.

See the Specialist Physicians (SP) glossary term for more information.

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