Know Your Treatment

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A key factor in understanding your treatment is knowing what type of specialist you need, and what they do.

Andrologist – Treats issues with the male reproductive system.

Allergist – Diagnoses and treat allergies and their symptoms.

Anesthesiologist – Administers anesthesia for surgical procedures.

Audiologist – Specializes in ear related issues, particularly hearing loss.

Cardiologist – Diagnoses and treats conditions relating to the heart and blood vessels.

Dermatologist – Treats issues with the skin.

Emergency Doctor – Diagnoses and treats acute and urgent illnesses and injuries.

Endocrinologist – Diagnoses and treats disorders of the glands and endocrine systems.

Gastrologist – Treats medical conditions relating to the stomach.

General Physician/Family Practitioner – Provides continuing and comprehensive care.

Gynecologist – Treats issues with the female reproductive system.

Hematologist – Deals with the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the blood.

Hepatologist – Treats diseases related to the liver.

Hospitalist – Cares for hospitalized patients.

Immunologist – Treats conditions relating to the immune system.

Intensive Care Specialists – Provides life support or organ support to patients that are critically ill or injured.

Internal Medicine – Prevents, diagnosis and treats adult diseases.

Neurosurgeon – Specializes in the treatment of diseases relating to the brain and the nervous system.

Neurologist – Treats disorders affecting the brain, such as strokes and seizures.

Nephrologist – Treats kidney diseases and ailments.

Obstetrician – Specializes in childbirth.

Oncologist – Oversees the care of cancer patients.

Otolaryngologist – Specializes in the the ear, throat, and nose.

Orthopedist – Repairs broken bones and treats tendon and joint problems.

Orthopedic Surgeon – Uses surgery to treat bone, muscles and joints.

Periodontist – Treats dental issues relating to the teeth and their supporting structures.

Podiatrist – Treats ankles and feet.

Psychiatrist – Specializes in mental disorders and behavioral issues.

Pulmonologist – Treats conditions of the lungs.

Rheumatologist – Specializes in the treatment of autoimmune disorders.

Surgeons – Performs surgeries relating to different areas of medicine.

Surgical Oncologist – Deals with surgical procedures to diagnose and treat cancer.

Urologist – Deals with health issues related to the kidneys and urinary system.

Vascular Specialist – Treats vascular diseases related to arteries, veins and the lymphatic system.