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Physician Specialties


Adolescent Medicine
A branch of medicine dealing with children from puberty to the age of maturity.

Allergy
A branch of science that deals with the phenomena and cause of immunity and immune responses.

Anesthesiology
The branch of science dealing with anesthesia and anesthetics.

Cardiology
The study of the heart and its action and diseases.

Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Surgery of the heart and blood vessels of the thorax (chest).

Colo/Rectal Surgery
Colon and rectal surgeons treat patients for hemorrhoids, rectal and colon tumors, inflammatory bowel disease, rectal cancer and complicated anal/rectal disease, correct intestinal bleeding problems, and perform colonoscopies.

Dentist
A dentist specializes in the prevention and treatment of diseases of the teeth and surrounding oral structures.

Dermatology
A branch of science dealing with the skin, its structure, function and diseases.

Electrophysiology
An electrophysiologist is a specialist who is concerned with the electrical phenomena associated with a physiological process such as the function of a body or a bodily part.

Emergency Medicine
A branch of medicine where unforeseen combination of circumstances call for immediate medical attention.

Endocrinology
A science dealing with the glands of the body, and the diseases/conditions related to them, such as thyroid problems and diabetes.

Family Practice
General medical practice regularly called by a family in time of medical need.

Gastroenterology
A gastroenterologist specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the stomach, intestines, esophagus, liver, gall bladder and pancreas.

General Practice
General medical practice regularly called by a family in time of medical need.

General Surgery
A branch of medicine concerned with diseases and conditions that require surgery.

Gynecology
The branch of medicine that deals with the diseases and hygiene of women.

Hematology/Oncology
The specialty of medicine that deals with study of the blood, blood-forming organs, tumors and malignancies.

Immunology
A branch of science that deals with the phenomena and cause of immunity and immune responses.

Infectious Diseases
The study of a disease caused by organisms (bacteria) that enter the body and grow and multiply.

Internal Medicine
A branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of nonsurgical disease.

Neonatology
A branch of medicine concerned with the care, development and diseases of the newborn infant.

Nephrology
The medical specialty that deals with the diagnosis and treatment for disease of the kidneys.

Neuro Surgery
Neurosurgeons specialize in the surgical treatment of disorders of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.

Neurology
The scientific study of the nervous system, its structure, function and abnormalities.

Obstetrics and Gynecology
The branch of medicine dealing with birth and the diseases & hygiene of women.

Occupational Health
An occupational medicine practitioner specializes in the relationships among the health of workers, the ability to perform work, and the physical and chemical environments of the workplace.

Oncology
Oncology specialists focus on the diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases associated with tumors and malignancies.

Oncology - Radiology
A branch of medicine concerning the treatment of tumors and malignancies with high energy radiation.

Ophthalmology
The branch of medicine dealing with the structure, functions and diseases of the eye.

Oral Surgery
An oral/maxillofacial surgeon is a dentist who has advanced training in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of diseases of the mouth, jaw, cheek, teeth and related oral structures.

Orthopedic Surgery
An orthopedic surgeon treats medically and surgically, conditions of the bones, ligaments and tendons.

Orthopedics
An orthopedist treats skeletal abnormalities, including injuries or diseases of the bones, joints, spine and muscles.

Otolaryngology
The medical specialty concerned with the ear and throat.

Pathology
The study of the essential nature of diseases and especially of the structural and functional changes produced by them.

Pediatric Cardiology
Pediatric cardiologists specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and medical (non-surgical) treatment of heart and blood vessel diseases in children.

Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Pediatric gastroenterologists specialize in the treatment of diseases pertaining to the stomach, intestines and related digestive disorders in children.

Pediatric Pulmonologist
A pediatric pulmonologist is a specialist who is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of all respiratory diseases affecting infants, children and young adults.

Pediatric Surgery
Pediatric surgeons specialize in the treatment of diseases, injuries and deformities by the surgical repair and removal of damaged tissue.

Pediatrics
A branch of medicine dealing with the development, care and disease of children.

Physical Medicine & Rehab
A branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disease and disability by physical means, i.e. physical and occupational therapy .

Plastic Surgery
The branch of surgery concerned with the repair, restoration, or improvement of lost, injured, defective, or misshapen parts of the body.

Podiatry
A podiatrist specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders of the feet.

Psychiatry
A branch of medicine that deals with mental, emotional or behavioral disorders.

Psychology
A psychologist is a professional who studies and measures human behavior including development, change, normality, and abnormality in an effort to make comparative assessments and to apply principles of behavioral change.

Pulmonary Medicine
A branch of medicine concerning the diagnosis and treatment of the disease of the lungs.

Radiology
The branch of medicine concerned with the use of high energy radiation in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Rheumatology (arthritis)
A medical science that deals with rheumatic diseases, characterized by inflammation and pain in muscles and joints.

Thoracic Surgery
Thoracic and vascular surgeons specialize in the treatment of diseases and injuries of the blood vessels, excluding those immediately adjacent to the heart, lungs, or brain.

Urology
Urologists specialize in treating diseases and disorders of the urinary tract in men, women, and children. They also treat disorders affecting the male reproductive organs.

Vascular Surgery
A vascular surgeon is specially trained to perform surgery involving vessels in any part of the body including the extremities.

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