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PHLB - Specialties

Specialties, Interests & Titles

Allergy & Immunology Disorders of immune system resulting in hypersensitivity. Title: Allergist-Immunologist
Anesthesiology Partial/complete loss of sensation, usually via injection or inhalation. Title: Anesthesiologist
Cardiology Diseases of the heart & blood vessels, cardiovascular surgery & subspecialties of internal medicine. Title: Cardiologist
Dermatology Diseases/Injuries of the skin; skin cancer prevention. Title: Dermatologist
Emergency medicine Emergent/acute medical care due to trauma, accident, major medical event. Title: Physician, Medical Specialist
Endocrinology Disorders of endocrine glands (sterility, diabetes, thyroid issues). Title: Endocrinologist.
Family Medicine Continuous & comprehensive HC for individuals & family. Title: General or Family Practitioner.
Gastroenterology Digestive Tract & related structural diseases; subspecialty of internal medicine. Title: Gastroenterologist.
Gerontology Effects of aging & age-related disorders. Title: Gerontologist.
Hematology Disorders of the blood & blood-forming organs. Title: Hematologist.
Infectious Diseases Contagious & non-contagious infections caused by pathogenic microorganisms. Title: ID Specialist.
Nephrology Diseases related to structure of the kidney (and function). Title: Nephrologist.
Neurology Disorders of brain, spinal cord & nerves. Title: Neurologist.
Obstetrics & Gynecology Pregnancy, childbirth, disorders of reproductive system & menopause. Title: Gynecologist (OB/GYN)
Oncology Tumors, benign & malignant conditions. Title: Oncologist.
Ophthalmology Eye exams, diseases & surgery. Title: Ophthalmologist.
Otorhinolaryngology Disorders of ears, eyes, nose & throat (ENT) Title: Otorhinolaryngologist.
Pediatrics Diseases of children from birth to adolescence, wellness checks & vaccinations. Title: Pediatrician.
Primary Care Physician Undiagnosed health-related issues & continuous care for varied medical conditions. Title: General Practitioner.
Psychiatry Mental illness, clinical depression, behavioral/emotional disorders. Title: Psychiatrist.
Pulmonary Medicine Function of lungs; Tx of disorders of Respiratory System. Title: Pulmonologist.
Rheumatology Rheumatic diseases (acute/chronic conditions characterized by inflammation and joint disease). Title: Rheumatologist.
Sports Medicine Injury or illness resulting from participation in athletic activities. Title: Sports Medicine Specialist.
Urology Urinary Tract disease/disorders of male reproductive system.
Created by: MCasler