Physicians Specialities

Physician Specialties Defined

  • Allergy / Immunologist – Specialty of medicine that studies all aspects of the immune system.
  • Anesthesiologist – Specialty of medicine that deals with the study and application of anesthetics. Puts you to sleep before surgery and maintains pain levels after surgery.
  • Anesthesiology – Pain Medicine – Specialty of medicine that employs an interdisciplinary approach for easing the suffering and improving the quality of life issues associated with living in pain.
  • Cardiologist – Specialty of medicine that studies the heart.
  • Colorectal Surgeon – The medical and surgical specialty that deals with the colon and rectum.
  • Dermatology – Specialty of medicine that deals with the skin and its diseases.
  • Endocrinologist – Specializes in treating disorders of the endocrine system, like diabetes, hyperthyroidism and others.
  • ENT (Ear, Nose, Throat) / Otolaryngologist – Specialty of medicine that focuses on diagnosing and treating diseases of the ear, nose, and throat.
  • Family Practice – The specialist called family physician, family doctor, or family practitioner.
  • Gastroenterologist – Specialist in diseases of the stomach, intestine, and associated organs.
  • Hematologist – Specialist in the study of the blood.
  • Home Health Care – The health care or supportive care provided in the patient’s home by healthcare professionals.
  • Hospice Care – A type of care that focuses on the relieving and preventing of suffering of the terminally ill.
  • Infectious Disease – A specialty of medicine that have expertise in infections caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites.
  • Intervening Radiologist – A specialty within radiology that enables minimally invasive surgery to be performed with the aid of simultaneous radiological imaging of the field of operation of the body.
  • Neurologist – Medical specialty that deals with disorders of the nervous system.
  • Neurosurgeon – Medical specialty concerned with disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system.
  • Oncologist – Medical specialty that deals with the medical treatment of cancer.
  • Otologist – Physician trained in diseases and disorders of the ear.
  • Pathologist – Scientific study of disease and it’s causes, processes, development, and consequences.
  • Pulmonologist – Specialty of medicine that deals with the respiratory system (lungs).
  • Radiation Oncologist – A physician with special training in radiation treatments of cancer.
  • Urologist – The medical and surgical specialty that deals with the urinary tract (kidneys are part of this system).