Medical specialties.txt

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Medical specialties.txt
2014-02-19 08:18:21

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    • Allergist-Immunoligist
    • Evaluates and manages disorders of the immune system
  1. Anesthiologist
    Provides pain relief and maintenance during and immediately following surgery or diagnostic or obstetric procedure.
  2. Colon and Rectal Surgeon
    Diagnoses and surgically treats diseases of the colon, rectum, and intestinal tract.
  3. Dentist
    Diagnoses, prevent, and treats teeth or mouth tissue conditions.
  4. Endodontist
    Performs root canal surgery
  5. Oral and Maxillofacial radiologist
    Diagnoses head and neck diseases using imaging technology
  6. Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon
    Operates on the jaw and mouth
  7. Pediatric dentist
    Provides children dentistry
  8. Periodontist
    Treats gums and bones supporting the teeth
  9. Prosthodontist
    Replaces missing teeth with permanent or removable fixtures
  10. Public Health Dentist
    Promotes dental health and prevention of dental problems in the community
  11. Dermatologist
    Diagnoses and treats benign and malignant disorders of the skin and related tissues
  12. Emergency room physician
    Evaluates, treats, and stabilizes patients generally in the Emergency Room
  13. Family Physician
    Provides total healthcare for the individual and the family
  14. Medical Geneticist
    Diagnoses and treats genetically linked diseases
  15. Internist
    Diagnoses and non-surgically treats a wide range of conditions
  16. Adolescent Medicine Internist
    Specializes in healthcare of children
  17. Cardiovascular disease internist
    Specializes in diseases of the heart, lungs, and blood vessels
  18. Clinical and laboratory immunologist
    Diagnoses and treats the body's defective immune system responses with laboratory tests and complex procedures
  19. Critical care medicine internist
    Diagnoses and treats and supports patients with multiple organ dysfunctions
  20. Endocrinology diabetes and metabolism internist
    Diagnoses and treats disorders of the internal (endocrine) glands such as the thyroid gland and adrenal glands
  21. Gastroenterologist
    Diagnoses and treats diseases of the digestive system including the stomach, bowels, liver, and gallbladder
  22. Geriatric medicine internist
    Specializes in the aging process and diagnoses and treats illnesses of theelderly
  23. Hematoligist
    Gtreats conditions of the blood, spleen and lymph glands
  24. Infectious disease internist
    Diagnoses and treats infectious diseases of all types and in all organs
  25. Interventional cardiologist
    Uses specialized imaging and diagnostic techniques to evaluate blood flow and pressure in the heart
  26. Medical oncologist
    Diagnoses and treats all sorts of cancers
  27. Nephrologist
    Treats disorders of the kidneys, high blood pressure, fluid and mineral imbalance and renal dialysis
  28. Pulmonary disease internist
    Treats diseases of the lungs and airways
  29. Rheumatologist
    Treats disorders of the joints muscles bones and tendons
  30. Sports medicine internist
    Care of athletes including the enhancement of health and fitness
  31. Neurologist
    Provides operative and non-operative on the central peripheral and autonomic nervous system
  32. Nuclear medicine
    Radioactive properties in diagnosing and treating diseases and in research
  33. Obstetrics and gynecology
    Dealing with medical and surgical care of the female reproductive system
  34. Opthalmologist
    Provides comprehensive medical and surgical care for the eye and vision
  35. Orthopedic
    Diagnoses treats and restore the function of the extremities spine and related structure
  36. Otolaryngologist
    Provides comprehensive medical and surgical care for diseases and disorders of the ears, nose, and throat; respitory and upper alimentary systems; and related structures of the head and neck
  37. Pathologist
    Provides diagnoses, prognosis, and treatment information by laboratory application of biologic, chemical, and physical science
  38. Pediatrician
    Provides preventive health maintenance and deals with the physical, emotional, and social health of children
  39. Physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist
    Diagnoses, evaluates, and treats patients with physical disabilities
  40. Plastic surgeon
    Repairs, reconstructs, and replaces physical defects of the skin, musculoskeletal system, craniomaxillofacial structures, hands, extremities, breasts, and trunk, and external genitalia
  41. Preventive medicine physician
    Focuses on the health of patients in order to protect, promote, and maintain health and well-being and to prevent disease, disability, and premature death
  42. Radiologist
    Uses radiologic methods to provide diagnosis and treatment in diseases and injuries
  43. Urologist
    Surgically and medically manages benign and malignant conditions of the genitourinary system and the adrenal gland