Osteopathic Doctor Info
Osteopathic Doctor FAQs:
What is an
An Osteopathic Doctor is a physician with special training in osteopathic philosophies. An Osteopathic Doctor treats patients with care for the whole person instead of just the disease.
What are the differences between a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) and an Osteopathic Doctor?
An Osteopathic Doctor has the same degree and training as a Medical Doctor, but with emphasis on the musculoskeletal system to get a better understanding of how the body functions as a whole.
What types of Osteopathic Doctors are there?
An Osteopathic Doctor can specialize in family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics, and emergency medicine.
Osteopathic Doctor Related Terms:
osteopathist, osteopathic doctor, whole person, musculoskeletal system, osteopathic manipulative treatment, OMT