Abbreviate titles used with people's names.
Use an abbreviation, followed by a period for titles before or after names.
|Titles Before Names||Titles After Names|
Note: Miss is not an abbreviation.
Do not use a title both before and after the name.
Dr. Benjamin Spock
Benjamin Spock, M.D.
Do not abbreviate a title if it is not attached to a name.
|Faulty||He went to the dr. twice last week.|
|Revised||He went to the doctor twice last week.|