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Physician Specialties


Allergy and Immunology
Diagnosis and treatment of allergies and disorders of the immune system

Anesthesiology
Administration of anesthesia to block pain or diminish consciousness for surgery or other clinical procedure

Cardiology
Diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the heart and circulatory system

Dermatology
Diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases and disorders

Endocrinology
Diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the glandular system and metabolism; specialists in the treatment of diabetes

Family Practice
Comprehensive medical care that treats the patient in the context of the whole family

Gastroenterology
Diagnosis and treatment of disorders and diseases of the digestive system, including the liver, stomach and intestines

Geriatrics
Branch of medicine that treats all problems peculiar to old age and the aging

Hematology
Diagnosis and treatment of blood disorders

Infectious Diseases
Diagnosis and treatment of communicable diseases

Internal Medicine
General medical care of the adult age group; usually includes cardiology and geriatrics

Neonatology
Pediatricians who specialize in the care and treatment of newborn infants

Nephrology
Diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the kidney

Neurology
Diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the nervous system

Neurosurgery
Surgery of the nervous system, including the nerves, the brain, and the spinal cord

Obstetrics & Gynecology
The care and treatment of women, including prenatal care, birth, and postpartum care, and the care of the female reproductive system.

Occupational/Corporate Health
A comprehensive system of medical resources designed to keep employees and executives healthy

Oncology
Diagnosis and treatment of cancer

Ophthalmology
Diagnosis and treatment of disorders and diseases of the eye

Orthopedics
Diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the skeletal system, muscles and joints

Otolaryngology
Diagnosis and treatment of conditions of the ear, nose and throat

Pediatrics
Care and treatment of infants, children and adolescents

Podiatry
Care and treatment of the foot

Periodontics
The branch of dentistry that deals with diseases of the supporting structures of the teeth, including the gums, tissues and bones

Physical Medicine / Rehabilitation
Diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease with the aid of physical agents such as light, heat, cold, water, and electricity, or with mechanical apparatus; physical medicine

Plastic Surgery
The repair, restoration, or improvement of lost, injured, defective, or misshapen body parts

Pulmonary Medicine
Diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the respiratory system (lungs)

Radiology
Use of imaging techniques, such as X ray or CT Scan, in the diagnosis and treatment of disease

Rheumatology
Diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the muscle or the joints (arthritis)

Thoracic and Vascular Surgery
Diagnosis and treatment of the blood vessels

Urology
Care and treatment of disease and disorders of the male and female urinary tract and the male reproductive system


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