Osteopathic physicians are fully qualified physicians who can prescribe medication, practice medicine in any specialty and work in accredited health-care facilities, according to the American Osteopathic Association. Ost... More » Health

An osteopathic doctor is a fully qualified physician licensed to prescribe medication and perform surgery; osteopathic doctors concentrate on treating the patient as a whole and not just specific symptoms. Osteopathic do... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

A medical doctor practices allopathic medicine that focuses on diagnosing and treating diseases, and an osteopath performs holistic medicine focusing on the whole body to diagnose and heal patients rather than treating j... More » Business & Finance Careers Career Aspirations
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