Medical Specialties

  1. Allergist
    Alergólogo 

    a physician specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies
  2. Anesthesiologist
    Anestesiólogo 

    a physician specialized solely in anesthesiology

    a person with a doctoral degree who is board certified and legally qualified to administer anesthetics
  3. Cardiologist
    Cardiólogo

    a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart
  4. Dermatologist
    Dermatólogo

    a physician specializing in the skin and its properties of health and disease
  5. Endocrinologist
    Endocrinólogo

    a physician who specializes in the endocrine system and its disorders
  6. Family Medicine 

    Family Practice
    Medicina familiar

    a physician concerned w/ the planning and provision of comprehensive primary health care regardless of age or sex on a continuing basis
  7. Gastroenterologist
    Gastroenterólogo

    a physician who specializes in diseases affecting the gastrointestinal (GI) tract
  8. Gynecologist
    Ginecólogo

    a physician who specializes in the health care of women, including diseases of their reproductive organs and breasts
  9. Immunologist
    Inmunólogo 

    a physician that specializes in immunology; the study of the structure and function of the immune system
  10. Nephrologist
    Nefrólogo 

    a physician who specializes in the diseases and disorders of the kidneys
  11. Neurologist
    Neurólogo

    a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the neuromuscular system: central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems, neuromuscular junction and muscles
  12. Obstetrician
    Obstetra

    a physician specializing in the medical care of women during pregnancy and child birth
  13. Oncologist
    Oncólogo

    a physician specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other neoplastic diseases
  14. Opthalmologist
    Oftalmólogo 

    the medical specialty concerned with the eye, its diseases, and refractive errors- anatomy, physiology and pathology of the eye
  15. Otolaryngologist
    Otorrinolaringólogo

    a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of the ears, nose, and throat
  16. Pediatrician
    Pediatra

    a physician who specializes in the development and care of infants and children and in the treatment of their diseases
  17. Psychiatrist
    Psiquiatra

    • -a physician with additional training and expertise in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of mental disorders
    • -legally allowed to prescribe medication and provide verbal-based psychotherapy
  18. Radiologist
    Radiólogo

    • -a physician trained in the diagnostic and/or therapeutic use of x-rays, radio-neucleotides, radiation physics and biology
    • -trained in diagnostic ultrasound, MRI, and applicable physics
  19. Rheumatologist
    Reumatólogo 

    a specialist in the treatment of disorders of the connective tissue, joints, and muscles
  20. Surgeon
    Cirujano 

    a physician who treats injuries, deformities, and diseases by operative methods
  21. Urologist
    Urólogo 

    a physician specialized in diagnosing and treating diseases of the genitourinary tract
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Medical Specialties
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Medical Specialities
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