Medical Specialties

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Medical Specialties
2009-12-04 00:40:51

Medical Specialties
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  1. Anesthesiology (Anesthesiologist)
    Administering Anesthetic agents before and during surgery.
  2. Cardiology (Cardiologist)
    Dx and Tx of the diseases, abnormalities, and disorders of the heart.
  3. Chiropratic (Chiropractor)
    Deals with the spine. Manipulates the spinal column with their hands.
  4. Dentistry (Dentist)
    Dx and Tx of the gums and teeth.
  5. Dermatology (Dermatologist)
    Dx and Tx of the diseases of the skin
  6. Gastroenterology (Gastroenterologist)
    Dx and TX the diseases and disorders of the stomach and intestines.
  7. Geriatrics (Gerontologist)
    Associated with aging;Deals with the Elderly
  8. Gynecology (Gynecologist)
    Female Reproductive Organs
  9. Hematology (Hematologist)
    Dx and Tx of blood and blood forming tissues.
  10. Nephrology (Nephrologist)
    Dx and Tx the diseases and disorders of the kidney
  11. Neurology (Neurologist)
    Dx and Tx of the diseases and disorders of the Central Nervous System (Brain, Spinal Cord,and Nerves).
  12. Obstetrics (Obstetrician)
    Cares for Women during pregnancy, at child birth, and immediately there after.
  13. Onocology (Onocologist)
    Dx and Tx of tumors and cancer
  14. Ophthalmology (Ophthalmologist)
    Dx and Tx the disease and disorders of the eyes
  15. Optometry (Optometrist)
    Examines the eyes to determine vision problems and prescribes lenses.
  16. Orthopedics (Orthopedist)
    Dx and Tx the diseases and disorders of the bones, muscles, ligaments, and tendons, and fractures of the bones.
  17. Otorhinolaryngology (Otorhinolaryngologist)
    Dx and Tx the diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, and throat
  18. Pathology (pathologist)
    Analysis of tissue samples to confirm diagnosis
  19. Pediatrics (Pediatrician)
    Pertaining to children
  20. Podiatry (Podiatrist)
    Tx the feet
  21. Psychiatry (Psychiatrist)
    Dx and Tx of mental disorders.
  22. Psychology (Psychologist)
    TX emotional problems
  23. Radiology (Radiologist)
    Use of radiant energy including x-rays
  24. Sports Medicine (SM Specialist)
    Any Form of injury obtained in an athletic event; Helps prevent injuries. Orthopedics is there first specialty
  25. Urology (Urologist)
    TX the female urinary system and the gentiourinary system of males.