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M.D. Allopathic Medicine

Career Overview:

  • Physicians examine patients, obtain medical histories, and order, perform and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients about illness, injuries, health conditions, and preventive healthcare (diet/fitness, smoking cessation, etc.)
  • Allopathic Physician detects the common illness in patients and administers various medicines before referring to a specialist if needed.
  • Allopathic medicine treats illness caused by various factors, but of temporary nature. The Allopathic Physician with an MD degree focuses on treating a specific ailment using pharmaceuticals and surgery.

Full Medical Allopathic Profile

Allopathic Physician School Requirements:

  • Earn a Medical Degree: This is the first pre-requisite to become an Allopathic Physician. A Bachelor’s degree in general science with coursework in chemistry, physics, microbiology and anatomy is a must for students. The course duration is four years and it should include laboratory work.
  • Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)

Allopathic Physician Program Types:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Family and general medicine
  • General internal medicine
  • General pediatrics
  • Obstetrics and gynecology
  • Psychiatry
  • Surgery
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