diplomate

noun
dip·lo·mate | \ˈdi-plə-ˌmāt \

Definition of diplomate 

: a person who holds a diploma especially : a physician qualified to practice in a medical specialty by advanced training and experience in the specialty followed by passing an intensive examination by a national board of senior specialists

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Doctors don’t know why some people get dyshidrotic eczema and others don’t, Cynthia Bailey, M.D., a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and president and CEO of Advanced Skin Care and Dermatology Inc., tells SELF. Korin Miller, SELF, "How to Tell If Your Blisters Are Actually Dyshidrotic Eczema," 22 June 2018 Rubber gloves can help reduce your exposure to dish soap, which can be an irritant for people with hand eczema, Cynthia Bailey, M.D., a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and founder of Dr. Bailey Skin Care, tells SELF. Korin Miller, SELF, "8 Ways to Deal With That Frustrating Hand Eczema," 25 Apr. 2018 Pakistani journalists examine a car of American diplomate parked inside a police station after an accident in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, April 7, 2018. Washington Post, "Pakistan police seek travel ban on US diplomat over crash," 10 Apr. 2018

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diplomate

noun
dip·lo·mate | \ˈdip-lə-ˌmāt \

Medical Definition of diplomate 

: one who holds a diploma especially : a physician qualified to practice in a medical specialty by advanced training and experience in the specialty followed by passing an intensive examination by a national board of senior specialists

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