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Common Doctor Specialties

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Allergist or Immunologist
Conducts the diagnosis and treatment of allergic conditions.
Anesthesiologist
Treats chronic pain syndromes; administers anesthesia and monitors the patient during surgery.
Cardiologist
Treats diseases related to heart and circulatory system.
Chiropodist
Also called pedicurist, treats foot diseases and abnormalities. He treats corns, blisters etc using surgical instruments. Go to Top
Dermatologist
Treats skin diseases, including some skin cancers
Diagnostic Radiologist
Diagnoses and medically treats diseases and disorders of internal structures of the body. Go to Top
Gastroenterologist
Treats diseases related to liver, pancreas, stomach, intestine, bowels and gall bladder.
Gynecologist
Treats diseases of the female reproductive system and genital tract. They care for pregnant women from conception through delivery. Go to Top

Hematologist/Oncologist
Treats diseases of the blood and blood-forming tissues (oncology including cancer and other tumors) Go to Top
Internal Medicine Physician
Treats diseases and disorders of internal structures of the body. Go to Top
Nephrologist
Treats kidney diseases.
Neurologist
Treats diseases and disorders of the nervous system.
Neurosurgeon
Conducts surgery of the nervous system.
Nurse-Midwifery
Manages a woman's health care, especially during pregnancy, delivery, and the postpartum period.
Nutritionist
He prescribes diet for various diseases.
Nutritionist
Treats women during pregnancy and childbirth Go to Top
Occupational Medicine Physician
Diagnoses and treats work related disease or injury.
Ophthalmologist ( Eye Specialist )
Treats eye defects, injuries, and diseases.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
surgically treats diseases, injuries, and defects of the hard and soft tissues of the face, mouth, and jaws.
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Preserves and restores the function of the musculoskeletal system.
Orthopaedist
Treats diseases connected to skeletal systemdeals with the correction of deformities and prevention of disorders in joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, cartilage, all bones and bony tissue.
Otolaryngologist (Head and Neck Surgeon)
Treats diseases of the ear, nose, and throat,and some diseases of the head and neck, including facial plastic surgery. Go to Top
Pathologist
Investigate the cause of various diseases by conducting chemical, microscopic and bacteriological test in labs and examining blood, tissues, urine etc. to find the changes in body tissues and organs which cause or are caused by disease
Pediatrician
Treats infants, toddlers, children and teenagers.
Physician
>Physician He diagnosis and treats the every day and sundry ailments of the human body. MBBS holders practice as physicians
Physiologist
Studies normal functioning of different organs and tissues of human body and investigates effects of physical environments
Plastic Surgeon
Restores, reconstructs, corrects or improves in the shape and appearance of damaged body structures, especially the face.
Podiatrist
Provides medical and surgical treatment of the foot.
Psychiatrist
Treats patients with mental and emotional disorders. After diagnosing physical and behavioural symptoms, drugs and other means may be used for treatment.
Pulmonary Medicine Physician
Diagnoses and treats lung disorders. Go to Top
Radiation Onconlogist / Radiologist
Diagnoses and treats disorders with the use of diagnostic imaging, including X rays, sound waves, radioactive substances, and magnetic fields.
Rheumatologist
Treats rheumatic diseases, or conditions characterized by inflammation, soreness and stiffness of muscles, and pain in joints and associated structures Go to Top
Surgeon
One who specialises in surgery for all organs of the body. He can further specialise in specific areas Go to Top
Urologist
Dagnoses and treats the male and female urinary tract and the male reproductive system Go to Top