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First Appearance TOS06 (8 Sep 1966)
Prime Timeline
(The root of all realities)

A medical practicioner, a physician typically held a doctorate in medicine.[1] In Starfleet, the chief medical officer could, under certain circumstances, declare the commanding officer unfit for duty and have them relieved of command.[2]

Notable physicians

Notes and References

  1. Roddenberry, Gene (Executive Producer). "The Cage". Star Trek, season 0, episode 0 (Production number 01). Directed by Robert Butler. Written by Gene Roddenberry. Released 1986. Desilu Productions. 1965.
  2. Roddenberry, Gene (Executive Producer). "The Doomsday Machine." Star Trek, Season 2, Episode 6. Directed by Marc Daniels. Written by Norman Spinrad. Desilu Productions, 20 October 1967.