Adolescent Medicine 207RA0000X
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: 207RA0000X
Allopathic and Osteopathic Physicians | Internal 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.
Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine is a specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis and complete treatment of adult diseases. Internists are doctors specializing in Internal Medicine. These doctors are particularly skilled in managing patients that are dealing with multi-system disease processes.