Even gorier are the flashback scenes when Aristotle attends his physician father for a cesarean section and trepanation.
Much of this I would argue is my responsibility as a physician, not just yours.
The people he came in contact with were patients… They wanted him to be a physician so they could let go.
The pendulum has swung too far in the other direction from physician paternalism towards willful ignorance by patients.
But does anyone think this litany of tasks is an appropriate use of physician time?
During the Pierce administration he was physician to the President's family.
I'm forty-two and not so much of a fool that I ain't a little bit of a physician.
When a physician finds this to be the case, then the patient's habits must be reformed.
A physician was immediately summoned, who ordered my shackles removed.
Like a physician, he should find the weak and deficient parts and build them up.
early 13c., fisicien "a healer, a medical practitioner," from Old French fisiciien "physician, doctor, sage" (12c., Modern French physicien means "physicist"), from fisique "art of healing," from Latin physica "natural science" (see physic). Distinguished from surgeon from c.1400. The ph- spelling attested from late 14c. (see ph).
physician phy·si·cian (fĭ-zĭsh'ən)
Abbr. phys. A person licensed to practice medicine; a medical doctor.
A person who practices general medicine as distinct from surgery.
Asa, afflicted with some bodily malady, "sought not to the Lord but to the physicians" (2 Chr. 16:12). The "physicians" were those who "practised heathen arts of magic, disavowing recognized methods of cure, and dissociating the healing art from dependence on the God of Israel. The sin of Asa was not, therefore, in seeking medical advice, as we understand the phrase, but in forgetting Jehovah."