Synonyms of 'physician'
the President's personal physician
Physician, heal thyself[Bible: St. Luke]
Cured yesterday of my disease, I died last night of my physician– The Remedy Worse than the Disease]
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A doctor is someone who is qualified in medicine and treats people who are ill.
Do not stop the treatment without consulting your doctor.
Thesaurus for physician from the Collins English Thesaurus
In formal American English or old-fashioned British English, a physician is a doctor.