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Oncology/Hematology: (o) Diagnosis and treatment of all types of cancer and other benign and malignant tumors. administers chemotherapy, as well as other treatments for cancer. (h) Diagnosis and treatmentof diseases of the blood, spleen, and lymph glands; treats conditions such as anemia, clotting disorders, sickle cell disease, hemophilia, leukemia, and lymphoma.Ophthalmology: Diagnose, monitor, and medically or surgically treat all ocular and visual disorders.Orthopedic Surgery: Preservation, investigation and restoration of the form and function of the extremities, spine, and associated structures by medical, surgical, and physical means.Otorhinolaryngology (ENT): Diseases and disorders that a ect the ears, nose, throat, the respiratory and upper alimentary systems and related structures of the head and neck.Pain Management: high level of care for patients experiencing problems with acute, chronic and/or cancer pain.Pathology: Causes and nature of disease detected through microscopic examination of tissue specimens, cells and body  uids and from clinical laboratory test on body  uids and secretions.Pediatrics: Physical, emotional, and social health of children from birth to young adulthood.Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: Physical medicine and rehabilitation is the medical specialty concerned with diagnosing, evaluating, and treating patients with physical disabilities.Plastic Surgery: repair, reconstruction, or replacement of physical defects of form or functions involving the skin, musculoskeletal system, craniomaxillofacial structures, hand, extremities,breast and trunk,and external genitalia.Psychiatry: Prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental, addictive, and emotional disorders such as schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, substance-related disorders, sexual and gender identity disorders, and adjustment disorders.Pulmonary Medicine: Diseases of the lungs and airways, such as cancer, pneumonia, pleurisy, asthma, occupational diseases, bronchitis, sleep disorders, emphysema, and other complex disorders of the lungs.Radiation Oncology: Therapeutic applications of radiant energy and its modi ers and the study and management of disease, especially malignant tumors.Radiology (Diagnostic): These are specialists of medicine who are highly trained to read and interpret X-rays of the body. These physicians are referred patients either as outpatients orin the hospital to help in the medical or surgical evaluation of patients. They prepare reports tothe referring physician to help them in their diagnosis and treatment plan. additional techniques of evaluation include ultrasound, CaT or Mri-scans. in addition, special invasive procedures may be performed in which dyes may be injected into arteries or veins to allow better visualizationof body structures. The radiologist also provides interventional care and may catheterize arteries, perform angioplasty to expand and dilate the vessel lumens to improve blood  ow.Rheumatology: Diseases of joints, muscle, bones, and – General: Broad spectrum of surgical conditions a ecting almost any area of the body.Surgery - Thoracic: operative, perioperative care, and critical care of patients with pathologic conditions within the chest.Surgery - Vascular: Surgical management of disorders of the blood vessels, excluding the intercranial vessels of the heart.Urology: Benign and malignant medical and surgical disorders of the genitourinary system and adrenal gland.Vascular: relating to the vessels of the body, especially the arteries and veins that carry blood and lymph.Medical Specialties | Especialidades MedicasEXPLANATION OF MEDICAL SPECIALTIES9Manatee County Medical Society ~ 2017 Physician Directorywww.ManateeMed.orgmedical specialties

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