Medical Specialists of the Respiratory System


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A pulmonologist mainly deals with diagnosing and treating disorders related to the:

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1. An otolaryngologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the:

2. What is the more common name for an otolaryngologist?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of respiratory system doctors. You will be quizzed on what an ENT doctor and a pulmonologist treat and diagnose.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With these assessments, you can review:

  • What part of the body a pulmonologist treats
  • What an otolaryngologist gives medical care to
  • Another name for an otolaryngologist
  • Dyspnea
  • COPD

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on medical terminology
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as otolaryngologist and pulmonologist
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about who treats COPD
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define dyspnea

Additional Learning

To learn additional information about these types of specialists, watch the video lesson called Medical Specialists of the Respiratory System. This lesson has the following objectives:

  • Identify what part of the respiratory system an otolaryngologist typically sees patients for
  • Explain what a pulmonologist is and what part of the respiratory system is treated by this specialist
  • List symptoms of COPD