admitting physician

Definition of "admitting physician"
  1. A doctor who is in charge of authorizing a patient's entry into a hospital or similar healthcare establishment
How to use "admitting physician" in a sentence
  1. The admitting physician checked the patient's condition before allowing hospital admission.
  2. Without the approval of an admitting physician, the patient could not be taken into intensive care.
  3. He thanked the admitting physician for her timely decision to admit him into the hospital for immediate treatment.

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