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Specialty Reference Guide

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Specialty Spectrum of Diseases Examples of Available Services
Pulmonary Medicine Chronic cough, hemoptysis (bloody cough), asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, pulmonary nodules, lung cancer, bronchiectasis, and other lung diseases Bronchoscopy, pulmonary function tests, and additional diagnostic modalities
Cardiology Hypertension and other cardiovascular disorders 24-hour EKG and blood pressure monitoring, exercise stress tests, color Doppler and transesophageal echocardiography, pacemaker implantation, and cardiac catheterization
Neurology Neuralgia, headaches, movement disorders, cerebrovascular disease, and peripheral nerve diseases


Gastroenterology Disorders involving the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, small intestine, large intestine, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, and other portions of the gastrointestinal system Endoscopic ultrasound and endoscopy
Nephrology Hematuria, proteinuria, edema, uremia, inflammatory disorders of the kidney, and chronic kidney disease Dialysis center
Infectious Diseases Fever of unknown origin and a wide variety of infectious diseases, including but not limited to bacterial, viral, and parasitic infections


Rheumatology and Allergy Rheumatoid arthritis, gout, ankylosing spondylitis, myositis, and other rheumatologic disorders. Asthma, allergic rhinitis, and other allergies. Intra-articular injections for pain control, synovial fluid aspiration and analysis. Various treatments for allergic rhinitis.
General Surgery General trauma, wound infections

Hernia repair, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, biliary endoscopy, removal of breast lumps and thyroid cancer, as well as other surgical procedures involving the gastrointestinal tract, liver, gall bladder, spleen, and pancreas
Thoracic Surgery Surgical ailments involving the thorax, including the esophagus and lung, such as pneumothorax, hemothorax, empyema, chest trauma, rib fractures Resection of mediastinal tumors and parotid tumors, repair of thoracic deformities, thoracoscopy
Neurosurgery Head trauma, concussions, intracranial hemorrhage, sciatica, back pain, extremity numbness and weakness, hyperhidrosis Resection of intracranial tumors, scalp tumors, arteriovenous and malformations
Urology Nephroureterolithiasis (kidney, bladder, and ureteral stones), prostatic hypertrophy, hematuria, urinary frequency, nocturia, urinary incontinence, urinary tract infections, cryptorchidism, scrotal swelling (including edema of the scrotum and varicoceles) Resection of urinary tract tumors, vasectomy
Colorectal Surgery Blood in stool, hemorrhoids, rectal prolapse, anal fistula, anal itching, fecal incontinence Resection of colon cancer, sigmoidoscopy
Cardiovascular Surgery Surgical ailments involving the heart and peripheral vascular system, such as rheumatic heart disease, angina, congenital heart disease, ascites, cirrhosis, esophageal varices, uremia, varicose veins, hemangioma Aneurysm repair
Plastic Surgery Burn injuries, limb trauma, wound infections, ulcers, scarring and other skin lesions which require surgery (such as moles and pigmented spots), body odor Ganglion cyst removal, hand surgery, skin surgery, cleft lip and palate repair, resection of facial tumors
Oral Surgery Gum health Teeth cleaning, tooth desensitization therapy, periodontal bone graft reconstruction, periodontal tissue regeneration
Periodontology Gingival atrophy or hypertrophy, gum abscess, bleeding when brushing teeth, bad breath, plaque, tartar, loose teeth Dental implants, periodontal tissue regeneration, root resection
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


Dentures
Endodontics


Dental filling, root canal, cosmetic dentistry, dental pulp testing
Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics Caries prevention Oral fluoride treatment, orthodontics, painless treatments
Orthopedic Surgery Fractures, sprains, dislocations, bone and joint deformities, degenerative arthritis, rheumatism, gout, spinal disease, neuralgia, sports medicine Resection of bone tumors, arthroscopic treatment of osteoarthritis, especially in combination with podiatry clinic
ENT Dizziness, tinnitus, hoarseness, speech therapy, snoring, sinusitis, nasal congestion, hearing loss, difficulty swallowing (dysphagia), sore throat Resection of vocal nodules and tonsillar lesions, laser surgery
Ophthalmology Strabismus, amblyopia Vision care, contact lenses, fluorescein angiography, visual field examinations, cataract removal and intraocular lens implantation, glaucoma surgery, laser eye surgery, ocular ultrasound, retinal surgery
Obstetrics and Gynecology Infertility, abnormal vaginal bleeding, contraception, menstrual disorders, menopause, gynecologic oncology 24-hour delivery, antenatal and postnatal examinations, genetic health counseling, cervical smears, laser surgery
Pediatrics Fever, asthma, epilepsy, inflammatory bowel disease and other gastrointestinal disorders, congenital cardiac malformations, immunizations Available to all patients 14 and younger, with special clinics for infants and neonates
Psychiatry Mood disorders, depression, anxiety, phobias, movement disorders, headaches, dizziness, insomnia, fibromyalgia, numbness, memory loss, Alzheimer’s, alcoholism and other addictions, personality disorders, gender identity disorders, ADHD, autism, adjustment disorder

Individual, couples, and family counseling, intellectual assessment, learning disability evaluation, child and adolescent counseling
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Sciatica, sprains, tendonitis, hand and foot numbness, weakness, stiff neck, nerve paralysis, frozen shoulder, head trauma, chronic pain (neck pain, back pain, joint pain), sports injuries, stroke, spinal cord injury, facial palsy, bone spurs, and other bone, muscle and nerve disorders Joint surgery, speech therapy (whether related to stroke, head trauma, aphasia, delayed language development in children, or dysarthria)
Nutrition


Nutrition assessment and counseling

Dermatology Dermatitis, eczema, ringworm, psoriasis, acne, warts, pigmented skin lesions, athlete’s foot, nail fungus, itching, allergies, skin cysts, sexually transmitted diseases Diagnosis of skin lesions, cosmetic procedures

Endocrinology Diabetes, disorders involving the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal gland, or pituitary gland, obesity, hypertriglyceridemia , osteoporosis, developmental disorders, and other endocrine and metabolic abnormalities


Hematology and Oncology Anemia, dizziness, abnormal blood counts, hematological cancers (leukemia and lymphoma), purpura, unexplained bruising, and other blood circulation disorders


Family Medicine Comprehensive and continuing health care for the entire family, including a variety of screening, preventative health care, and treatment services
[Update: 2018- 01 - 05 ]