noun. 1. A cognitive healthcare or medicinal expert who is often sought to render their guidance or suggestions regarding identification, remediation or therapy of an illness. 2. in the U.K., a doctor working in a hospital which possesses the highest rank in their specialty.

CONSULTANT: "There are many consultants on staff at John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland."
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