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Classification of Physicians and Specialties
Study of the antibody antigens reaction that produces pathological symptoms on exposure to otherwise harmless subtances.
Study of the pharmacology, use, effects and functions of drugs which cause absence of sensation and monitor the care of patient's under anesthesia.
Obesity or weight lost specilist.
The study of the heart and its' functions.
The branch of medicine which deals with disease of the skin.
Study of the glands of internal secretions and their physiologic and pathologic relations.
The study of the disease of the alimentary track from mouth to anus, including the stomach, intestines, liver, pancreas and gall bladder.
The study of the problems and processes of aging.
The branch of medicine dealing with disease of women, including, primarily the genital tract and reproductive organs.
The study of the disease of the internal organs.
The study of the eye and its' diseases.
The science of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and abnormalities of the musculo-skeletal system.
The branch of medicine which deals with the diseases of the ear, nose and throat.
The scientific study of the alterations in blood and tissue produced by disease.
The branch of medicine dealing especially with problems and diseases of young children.
The branch of medicine dealing with pregnancy, labor and the puerperium (delivery and immediate post-partum period).
The scientific study of the nervous system, its' functions, disorders and diseases.
Cancer, tumor or malignancy specialist.
Branch of medicine which studies the genesis, diagnosis,k priventions and treatment of emotional illness and mental disorders.
The scientific study of mental processes and behavior, which oftern includes psychologic testing
The branch of medical science dealing with the uses of rediant energy (x-rays) in the diagnosis and tratment of disease.
The branch of medicine which treats disease by operative methods.
The branch of medicine dealing with the urinary systems of the female and the genital urinary tract of the male.
Urologist / Nephrologist
The branch of medicine dealing with the general overall health of patient's of all ages and the practitioner does not specialize or limit his/her practice to any one specialty of medicine.
A system of treating disease by manipulation of the vertebral column and do not prescribe medication or perform surgery.
Area of study which qualifies the person to become licensed and to examine the eyes, determine prisence of vision problems and prescribe conventional glasses, contact lenses, or microscopic devices.
The scientific study and care of the feet.
Person skilled in grinding lenses, making eye glasses, and fitting them according to a prescription from an Ophthalmologist or Optometrist.
System of medical therapy using accepted physical, medical and surgical methods of diagnosis and treatment.
Allopathic Physician (M.D.)
System of treatment using accepted physical, medical and surgical methods of diagnosis and treatment (holistic approach).
Osteopathic Physician (D.O.)