SpecialtyDescription
Ambulatory CareOur Ambulatory Care physicians and nurse practitioners are here for you when you need to see a doctor immediately. Some common visits to the Ambulatory Care Center include: urinary tract infections, ear aches, flu, sinus infections and other minor ailments.
AudiologyAudiologists are hearing specialists who are trained to identify, diagnose, measure, and treat hearing disorders or balance problems. They use a variety of devices to measure hearing and the type and extent of hearing loss.
CardiologyCardiologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases or conditions of the heart and blood vessels, such as irregular heart rhythms, high blood pressure, heart failure, or heart attacks. Cardiologists administer tests that show how well a person's heart is working. They perform certain treatment procedures and can further specialize in interventional cardiology (the use of mechanical treatment methods, such as angioplasty) or electrophysiology (treatments involving the heart's
DermatologyDermatologists specialize in diagnosing and treating diseases and conditions of the skin, hair, or nails, such as acne, psoriasis, warts, or skin cancer. Dermatologists may prescribe medicines as well as perform surgery for skin disorders.
Family PracticeFamily practice physicians specialize in the total health care of the individual and the family. After four years of medical school, they complete an additional three-year residency program. Family medicine physicians can diagnose and treat a variety of health conditions and diseases for males and females of all ages.
GastroenterologyA gastroenterologist specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive system, such as colon or rectal cancer, ulcerative colitis, hepatitis and Crohn's disease. Gastroenterologists may perform many specialized tests, such as endoscopy, to diagnose or treat diseases. When necessary, they may consult with surgeons. Gastroenterologists can be board-certified by the Board of Internal Medicine, which is recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties.
Internal MedicineInternal medicine physicians diagnose, treat and care for adults through all stages of health and illness. Internists are trained to handle any problem a patient may have -- no matter how common or rare, or how simple or complex. They often take care of their patients for life.
Medical OncologyMedical oncologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. They may help determine the type and extent of cancer and provide treatments such as chemotherapy. After treatment, oncologists provide follow-up care to monitor the progress of people who have had cancer and resume care for them if their cancer returns.
NephrologyNephrologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the kidney and urinary system, such as inflammation of the kidneys, chronic kidney disease, or cancer. Nephrologists may consult with people for short-term illnesses or procedures, such as for a kidney biopsy. Or they may care for people who have long-term kidney problems or who are on dialysis.
NeurologyNeurologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of brain, spinal cord, and nervous system diseases, such as multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, headaches, stroke, or injury. A neurologist can order or interpret tests such as a computed tomography (CT) scan, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), or lumbar puncture to diagnose problems and may conduct tests to evaluate how well a nerve or muscle is working.
Nurse PractitionerA nurse practitioner is a registered nurse who has completed at least a master's degree. They have training in the diagnosis and management of common medical conditions, including chronic illnesses. Nurse practitioners provide a broad range of health care services and provide some of the same care provided by physicians. An NP will work closely with physicians and see patients of all ages.
Obstetrics/GynecologyGynecologists diagnose and treat diseases of the female reproductive system. Gynecologists perform surgeries, such as removal of the uterus (hysterectomy) and ovaries (oophorectomy) and also can provide routine care, such as Pap smears or breast examinations. Obstetricians (also called OBs) specialize in the care of pregnant women, from the time of conception through delivery and the period following delivery (postpartum).
OtolaryngologyEar, Nose and Throat
PediatricsYour pediatrician will help you manage the physical, behavioral, and mental health of your child from birth until age 21. Our pediatricians diagnose and treat a broad range of childhood illnesses from minor health problems to serious diseases. Your child will visit the pediatrician many times from birth to age 2 and then at least once a year from age 2 to age 5 for "well-child visits." After age 5, your pediatrician will likely continue to see your child every year for annual checkups. Your
Physician AssistantThe Physician Assistant is a health care professional who is able to perform certain of a physician's duties. The PA has the knowledge and skill to perform history taking, physical examination, and other physician duties, under the supervision of a physician.
PodiatryPodiatrists diagnose and treat medical and surgical problems and injuries of the feet and ankles, such as corns, warts, plantar fasciitis, bunions, or hammer toes. Podiatrists provide extended care for people who need it, such as those who have foot problems caused by diabetes.
PsychiatryPsychiatrists are doctors who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health problems, such as depression. They provide counseling and can prescribe medicines to treat mental illness.
Pulmonary/Critical CarePulmonologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of lung disease, such as asthma, emphysema, or pneumonia. Pulmonologists perform tests to check how well a person is breathing and may use procedures such as bronchoscopy to diagnose a breathing problem.
RheumatologyRheumatologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the joints. Rheumatologists may further specialize in diagnosing and treating arthritis and other rheumatic conditions, such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or lupus.
Sleep MedicineSleep disorders specialists specialize in the diagnosis and surgical and nonsurgical treatment of sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea and snoring.
Sports MedicineSports Medicine Physicians are dedicated to providing comprehensive and quality care to the active individual. The Sports Medicine Specialist helps patients maximize function and minimize disability and time away from sports, work, or school. Sports Medicine Physicians specialize in the non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal conditions in contrast to orthopedic surgeons who also specialize in the in the operative treatment of these conditions.
SurgerySurgeons specialize in evaluating people who have potential surgical problems and performing surgical operations and techniques. Common surgeries include hernia repairs, gallbladder removal, and removal of the appendix.
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