Acute internal medicine
Acute Internal Medicine (AIM) is concerned with the assessment, diagnosis and management of adults presenting with acute medical illness.
Audio vestibular medicine
Audio vestibular medicine is concerned with the diagnosis and management of hearing and balance disorders in adults and children.
An audiologist is a specialist that can diagnose and treat problems associated with hearing and balance. They can provide basic treatments or can refer you to an ENT surgeon or other specialist for appropriate interventions.
Aviation and Space medicine
Aviation and Space Medicine is the study of all factors affecting the human body in flight, in health as well as sickness and the means by which those flying may be protected against the potentially harmful effects of their abnormal environment.
A cardiologist specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart and blood vessels.
A cardiothoracic surgeon is a specialist who operates on the heart, lungs and other thoracic (chest) organs.
Clinical Genetics is the diagnosis and management of genetic disorders affecting individuals and their families.
Colorectal surgery is a field in medicine, dealing with disorders of the rectum, anus, and colon.
A cosmetic doctor is a specialist doctor who can offer advice and procedures to achieve your desired appearance or enhance your appearance. There are different types of cosmetic doctors who specialise in different areas.
A dentist is someone who specialises in teeth, gums and the rest of the mouth.
A Dermatologist specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders. Dermatologists can provide treatment in the form of creams, medications, light therapy and surgical removal of certain skin lumps.
A doctor who specialises in diabetes
An Endocrinologist specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of common conditions like diabetes, obesity and also a wide range of the conditions related to the hormonal systems of the body which controls metabolism, reproduction, growth, sexual function and metabolic processes.
Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus
A doctor specialising in diabetes and common conditions like diabetes, obesity and also a wide range of the conditions related to the hormonal systems of the body which controls metabolism, reproduction, growth, sexual function and metabolic processess
ENT Surgeon, Oto-rhino-laryngologist
Ear, Nose and Throat surgeons specialise in the treatments of disorders relating to hearing, smell and balance.
Fertility doctors are specialists who help women conceive and have babies.
A Gastroenterologist specialises in the disorders of the digestive system and the liver. Gastroenterologists can perform procedures such as endoscopy and colonoscopy for diagnosis.
General Internal Medicine
A medical doctor who deals with full range of adults admitted as emergencies with acute medical problems, ranging from the young fit person with a severe acute illness, to the frail elderly with multiple disorders.
A general practitioner (GP) is a primary care doctor who can diagnose and treat a wide range of common illnesses. They deliver preventive care and health education to their patients. They are also responsible for referring patients to hospital and specialists when required.
General surgeon is a surgeon with a wide variety of surgical skills that can diagnose and treat surgically a wide range of conditions.
Genito-urinary medicine specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of sexual diseases.
A Geriatrician specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of general medical conditions that affect people of old age.
Haematology (doctor) Haematologists diagnose and clinically manage disorders of the blood and bone marrow.
Hair Transplant and Restoration
A cosmetic doctor specialising in Male pattern baldness, Female pattern hair loss
Immunology and Allergy
A specialist doctor who is an expert in various allergic conditions and disorders of the immune system.
Infectious diseases and Tropical medicine
The specialty of infectious diseases and tropical medicine encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of people with a wide variety of infections.
Interventional radiology is a medical specialisation that involves performing a range of imaging procedures to obtain images of the inside of the body. The interventional radiologist carefully interprets these images to diagnose injury and disease, and to perform interventional medical procedures.
Medical Oncology concerns the specialised assessment and management of patients with cancer. Medical oncologists are trained to use systemic drugs in the treatment of cancer, and to administer these therapies to patients who either have localised or metastatic malignancy in need of systemic therapy
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Medical Ophthalmology involves the medical assessment, investigation, diagnosis and management of disorders affecting vision.
A medical expert advising on medico-legal cases
Doctors working in metabolic medicine combine an understanding of biochemistry and metabolism. They deal with adult patients where the chemical processes in the body do not function properly and may cause various health problems.
Nephrologists specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the kidneys and their systemic effects.
A Neurologist specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the nervous system which includes the brain and nerves.
A Neurosurgeon is a highly skilled surgeon who deals with diseases affecting the brain and the nervous system
Nuclear Medicine is the specialty responsible for the administration of unsealed radioactive substances to patients for the purposes of diagnosis, therapy or research.
Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
Gynaecologists specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of female diseases related to their reproductive systems (i.e., vagina, uterus, fallopian tubes, vulva, mammary glands etc.). A large proportion of gynaecologists are also obstetricians.
An Oncologist is a specialist doctor who specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of Cancers. There are three main fields of Oncology, Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology and Radiation Oncology.
An Ophthalmologist is a specialist doctor who specialises in disorders of the eye. An Ophthalmologist is a medical and surgical expert for the eye.
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the mouth, jaws, the face and the neck. This discipline can be considered a combination of dentistry and medicine, with the majority of specialists being dual qualified in both dentistry and Maxillofacial surge
Orthopaedic surgeon is a highly skilled surgeon focused on the musculoskeletal system, which involves bones, joints, tendons, muscles and ligaments. Orthopaedics is about restoring function and to alleviate pain.
Paediatric cardiology deals with the diagnosis, investigation and treatment of children with all forms of heart and vascular disease.
Paediatric surgeon is a highly skilled surgeon who specialises in general surgery on patients below the age of 16 years old. The majority of surgery is correcting congenital deformities such as congenital hernia and undescended testes as well as other intra-abdominal conditions.
A Paediatrician specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of disorders of children.
Pain specialists treat pain using a variety of methods such as tablets, injections and patches.
Doctors in palliative medicine provide holistic, quality-of-life care of patients with serious, advanced progressive illnesses and for whom curative treatment is no longer possible.
Physiotherapists are health professionals who specialise in the restoration of function after an injury, illness or disability. Physiotherapists use a variety of techniques such as soft tissue massage and stretching and strengthening exercises.
A Plastic Surgeon is a surgical specialist focused on the reconstruction of tissues and skin and correcting deformity of soft tissues. A plastic surgeon can reconstruct defects caused by burns, previous surgery, traumatic damage or for cosmetic reasons.
A Podiatrist specialises in the field of Podiatry which focuses on the treatment of diseases related to the Foot and its associated structures (the Ankle and the Lower Leg). A Podiatrist is also sometimes referred to as a Chiropodist.
Psychiatry focuses on the diagnosis, treatment of mental disorders like depression, anxiety, manic states, etc
Psychology is the study of mental state, mental wellbeing and behaviour. Psychologists can provide counselling on a variety of mental health disorders like depression, anxiety, etc. (Psychologists are not medical doctors).
radiologist is a medical doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating disease and injury through the use of medical imaging techniques such as x-rays, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine, positron emission tomography (PET), fusion imaging, and ultrasound
A Respiratory physician specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the lungs and breathing tubes such as bronchi, bronchioles and alveoli.
A Rheumatologist specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal and systemic autoimmune disorders.
Surgeons who have a special interest in disorders of the spine.
Sport & Exercise Medicine Doctor
A sports and exercise medicine doctor is a physician trained to treat sports related musculoskeletal injuries, including: muscle, ligament, tendon and bone problems, as well as chronic illnesses that can affect physical performance.
Sport and Exercise medicine
Sport and exercise medicine involves the management of medical problems and injuries in those who participate in physical activity and sport.
A doctor who specialises in Transient Ischaemic Attacks (TIA) and Stroke
Travel Medicine Doctor
A doctor who specialises in providing advice and immunisations to people travelling abroad.
A Urologist specialises is the field of surgery interested in both male and female water works. They investigate and treat disorders of kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra, testes, epididymis, seminal vesicles, prostate and penis.
Vascular surgeon specialises in disorders of the circulatory system (arteries, lymphatic vessels and veins). Vascular surgeons are trained for radiological and surgical procedures on the circulatory system.
Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgeon
Bariatric surgeons specialise in weight loss operations for obesity. Several methods are available including a gastric band, the removal of a portion of the stomach and gastric bypass surgery amongst others.