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Preventive Medicine Specialist

Preventive medicine specialists are medical doctors who specialize in helping people stay healthy and prevent disease. Preventive medicine specialists can further specialize in occupational medicine.

Preventive medicine specialists can be board-certified through the Board of Preventive Medicine, which is recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Last Revised August 20, 2010

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Last Updated: August 20, 2010
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