Physicians & Caregivers

Often times within the hospital a patient may be seen by several doctors and caregivers. The following is a list of some of the doctors and caregivers you will see during your hospital stay or visit. Browse through our best gynecologists and gynecological oncologist in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Anesthesiologist:

A doctor who specializes in pain management during surgical procedures and childbirth.

Audiologist

A specially trained person who tests hearing ability.

Cardiologist

A doctor who specializes in heart problems.

Care Manager

Social worker who helps families with hospital and community services.

Diabetes Educator

A specially trained person who teaches people about diabetes and manages diabetic care.

Dietician

A specially trained person who teaches people about healthy eating and orders special diets to improve health.

Family Practice

A doctor who specializes in the general healthcare of families.

Gastroenterologist

A doctor who specializes in the health of the stomach and intestines.

Genetic Counselor

A specially trained person who provides information to families about genetically inherited health problems.

Gynecologic Oncologist:

A specialist in obstetrics and gynecology who by virtue of education and training is prepared to provide comprehensive management of patients with gynecologic cancer including the diagnostic and therapeutic procedures necessary for the total care of the patient with gynecologic cancer. Gynecologic oncologists also are involved in research studies and clinical trials that are aimed at finding more effective treatments to further advance the treatment of gynecologic cancer and improve cure rates. Click here for more…

Gynecologist

doctors who have completed a residency and are board certified, or board eligible, in this specialty. They often serve as a PCP (primary care provider)  for women, particularly those of childbearing age. Also specializes in problems of the reproductive system, birth control methods and general health of women.

Infectious Disease Specialist

A doctor who manages infections that are difficult to treat and control.

Medical Student

A student who has passed college and is learning to be a doctor. They must always be supervised by residents or doctors while learning.

Neurologist

A doctor who specializes in nerve disorders such as seizures.

Nurse Practitioner

A registered nurse (RN) who has completed extra education and passed certification to take care of people in all areas of medicine. Nurse practitioners can manage healthcare, prescribe medicines and perform similar procedures that doctors perform.

Nurse Anesthetist

A registered nurse who has completed extra education and passed certification for pain management during surgery and childbirth.

Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist: An occupational therapist focuses on improving the patient’s quality of life, function and activities of daily living.

Oncologist

A doctor who specializes in cancer treatment.

Ophthalmologist

A doctor who specializes in diseases and care of the eyes.

Pathologist

A doctor who specializes in identification of disease at the level of cells.

Pharmacist

A specially trained person who fills medication prescriptions and teaches patients about medications.

Physical Therapist

Physical Therapist: A physical therapist assists the patient first by treating the injury/condition and then teaching the patient how to care for the injury and prevent a recurrence. Also, this person is trained to treat lymphedema issues.

Physician’s Assistant

A specially trained and certified person who works with doctors to provide care to patients. Similar to a nurse practitioner, they can identify problems, manage care and write prescriptions.

Pulmonologist

A doctor who specializes in lung problems.

Radiologist

A doctor who specializes in X-ray procedures and treatment using radioactive materials.

Rehab Team

A team that includes physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy.

Resident

A doctor who is learning about a specialty area of medicine. These doctors are at different levels of school and have an experienced doctor that supervises their care until they graduate.

Respiratory Therapist

A specially trained person who provides care for people with pulmonary or lung problems.

Rheumatologist

A doctor who specializes in problems with joints and autoimmune disorders such as arthritis.

Speech-Language Pathologist

A speech-language pathologist assists individuals in achieving optimal communication and swallowing through evaluation and treatment of speech, language, cognitive, voice and swallowing disorders.

Surgeon

A doctor who specializes in procedures to evaluate and remove diseased body parts.

Urogynecologist

A physician who specializes in women's pelvic floor disorders including pelvic prolapse and incontinence issues.

Urologist

A doctor who specializes in problems of the urinary system.

To make an appointment with a physician at UT Medical Center, call a healthcare coordinator toll-free at 1.877.UT.CARES (1.877.882.2737).