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general practitioner

a physician who does not specialize but has a medical practice (general practice) in which he deals with all illnesses
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He then joined a group of family practitioners as a locum and worked well into his nineties.
Consequently, SDs such as ED provide the family practitioner with an ideal opportunity to screen men for concomitant comorbidities.
Tucker has long been associated with the hospital, first as a family practitioner for 35 years and then as an MPMC board member since his retirement in 2005.
He joined the hospital's medical staff in 1973 as a family practitioner and has served as president and CEO since 1997.
August 6, 1987: Kirklees Family Practitioner Committee heard from Dr F R Halmshaw that Huddersfield was in the middle of a measles epidemic.
President of the Caribbean Medical Mission, Dr Bernian Saunders, a family practitioner, spoke about the group's mission to Dominica.
Kermit Gosnell (69), educated as a family practitioner with no certification in obstetrics or gynaecology, has been charged in the murder of seven newborn babies and a female patient.
I have to say that I am not in favour of giving medical advice over the telephone and very much against the depersonalisation of the health service with a corresponding depreciation in the definition of a Family Practitioner.
Christopher Johnson is a family practitioner in Rogers, and said MyMercy was beneficial in a number of ways.
A 46-YEAR-OLD MAN went to the hospital, where he was seen by a family practitioner. The physician noted that the patient had a history of smoking, high cholesterol, and thyroid problems.
Gordon graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, in 1950 and was a dedicated and respected family practitioner for more than 45 years.
Written by board-certified Family Practitioner Abraham Harvey Kryger, MD, DMD, A Woman's Guide to Men's Health: What You Need to Know About Male Health, Happiness, Vigor and Sexuality goes beyond its title--though it definitely contains everything a woman needs to know about men's health, it is also an invaluable primer to help men take care of their health as well.

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