Allergy and Immunology
Allergy and Immunology is the subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of problems with the human immune system.
They focus on treatment or research involving:
- Respiratory tract diseases (allergic rhinitis, sinusitis, asthma)
- Skin disorders (eczema, contact dermatitis, hives)
- Gastrointestinal disorders from immune responses to foods
- Adverse reactions to drugs and diagnostic testing materials
- Diseases associated with autoimmune responses, including arthritis
- Symptoms of disorders caused by immunodeficiency
- Stem cell, bone marrow and organ transplantation
Alternative Medicine is a specialty that uses any range of medical therapies that are not considered orthodox medical care, such as herbalism, homeopathy and acupuncture.
The branch of medicine concerned with pain relief prior to and after a surgical procedure.
Cardiology is the subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the functioning of the heart, blood vessels and blood circulation of blood throughout the body.
Cosmetic Surgery is an elective surgical specialty dedicated to the aesthetic enhancement of the face and body.
Dermatology is a branch of medicine that is concerned with the skin, hair, nails and scalp of the human body and its associated diseases.
Endocrinology is the subspecialty of internal medicine that is concerned with interplay of hormones of the body.
ENT-HNS is a surgical specialty that is concerned with the disorders and conditions of the ear, nose, and throat (ENT) region, and related areas of the head and neck.
Family Medicine is a medical specialty concerned with the comprehensive health care of the members of a family.
Gastroenterology is the subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with disorders and conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, or better known as the digestive tract. This field handles cases involving the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, pancreas and liver.
Geriatrics is the subspecialty of internal medicine that is concerned with the health and well-being of the elderly. This field gives special consideration to the unique situations of older adults including falls, incontinence, dementia, stroke, and other changes that occur with aging.
Internal Medicine is a specialty that is concerned with disorders and conditions of the human adult body.
Interventional Cardiology is a branch of cardiology that deals specifically with catheter-based treatments for patients with atherosclerosis (thickening and hardening of blood vessels) and congenital heart diseases.
Neurology is a branch of medicine that deals with disorders and conditions of the brain, spine and nervous system.
Nephrology is the subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with kidney diseases – including both the conditions that these diseases can produce (e.g. hypertension), as well as diseases that can cause kidney failure (e.g. diabetes mellitus, polycystic kidney disease)
OB-GYN is the medical specialty that is concerned with the care of pregnant women and the disorders and conditions of the female reproductive system.
Oncology is the specialty that focuses on the diagnosis, staging and treatment of cancers.
Ophthalmology is the specialty that deals with the disorders and conditions of the eye.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is the specialty that deals with the diseases, injuries and defects of the face, jaw, as well as the hard and soft tissues of the oral cavity.
Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry that is concerned with the treatment of patients with improper position of the teeth.
Orthopedic Surgery is the branch of surgery that is concerned with the disorders and conditions of the musculoskeletal system – including trauma, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, tumors, infections and congenital disorders
Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that is concerned with the health and well-being of infants, children and adolescents.
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
Physical Therapy is a profession that remediates impairments and help promote body mobility and function using a variety of interventions (e.g. physical, electrical etc.)
Psychiatry is the branch of medicine that is devoted to the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental and behavioral disorders.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is a surgical specialty that is dedicated to reconstruct the facial and body defects that are a result of birth disorders, trauma, burns and other diseases.
Primary Care is the branch of medicine that deals with health promotion, disease prevention, health maintenance and education in a variety of health care settings.
Pulmonology is the subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with diseases of the lung and bronchial tubes, which often involves the evaluation of the upper respiratory tract.
Radiology is a specialty of medicine that is concerned with the use of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation for the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Urology is a surgical subspecialty that is concerned with the diseases of the genitourinary tract, as well as the male reproductive organs.
Wellness is a new concept in healthcare that takes into consideration the complete physical, mental and social well-being of an individual.