Another word for doctor
A medical practitioner
Doctor of Medicine, M.D., physician, surgeon, family doctor, country doctor, medical attendant, specialist, consultant, intern, resident, house physician, homeopath, primary-care physician, quack*, veterinarian, animal doctor, vet*, doc*, sawbones*, bones*, medico*, croaker*. see dentist, medicine 3.
Types of doctors include: heart specialist; eye, ear, nose, and throat specialist; respiratory specialist, family doctor, general practitioner, G.P.; anesthetist, anesthesiologist, dentist, podiatrist, internist, pediatrician, neonatologist, oculist, obstetrician, psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, public health physician, surgeon, orthopedist, gynecologist, radiologist, neurologist, cardiologist, gerontologist, pathologist, dermatologist, endocrinologist, ophthalmologist, laryngologist, urologist, neurologist, osteopath, oncologist, gastroenterologist, allergist, proctologist, hematologist, diathermist, radiothermist; orthopedic surgeon, cardiac surgeon, heart surgeon, plastic surgeon;
Alternates to a doctor include: physician's assistant, midwife, chiropractor, acupuncturist, health-care provider, therapist, Christian Science practitioner, faith healer, witch doctor, shaman, medicine man.
A holder of a doctoral degree
Another word for doctorverb
To give medical aid to:treat. See health, help
To restore to proper condition or functioning:fix, fix up, mend, overhaul, patch, repair1, revamp, right. Idiom: set right. See help
To impart a false character to (something) by alteration:fabricate, fake, falsify, fictionalize, fictionize. See true
To make impure or inferior by deceptively adding foreign substances:adulterate, debase, load, sophisticate. See clean