Adolescent Medicine 207QA0000X
Adolescent Medicine: This is a division of medicine that is set to serve the health care requirements of adolescents and to help provide research and training the will help improve adolescent health. It focuses on patient care during the adolescent period of development. This usually ranges from the last few years of elementary school until graduation from high school.
Taxonomy Code: 207QA0000X
Allopathic and Osteopathic Physicians | Family Medicine | Adolescent Medicine
Allopathic and Osteopathic Physicians: Allopathic physicians are general doctors (Medical Doctor or MD), whereas osteopathic physicians (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine or DO) deal specifically with Osteopathy, targeting in healing the body with minimal use of medicine with an emphasis focusing on preventative care. Both types are fully licensed physicians, educated in diagnosing, as well as offering treatment for various illnesses and disorders.
Family Medicine: This is a medical specialty devoted to diversified care for people of any age. It is considered primary care and ensures comprehensive health care for anybody of any age or sex. Family Medicine is where general practitioners practice and it focuses on prevention and health promotion.