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cardi/o
heart

cardiology
chir/o
hand

chiropractice
crin/o
to secrete

endocrinology
dent/i
teeth

dentist
dermat/o
skin

dermatology
enter/o
small intestine

gastroenterology
esthesi/o
sensation

anesthesiology
gastr/o
stomach

gastroenterology
gen/o
origin or production

gene
ger/o
old age

geriatric
gynec/o
woman

gynecology
hemat/o
blood

hematology
immun/o
safe

immunology
laryng/o
voicebox

otolaryngology
nephr/o
kidney

nephrology
obstetr/o
midwife

obstetric
onc/o
tumor

oncology
ophthalm/o
eye

ophthalmology
opt/o
eye

optometry
orth/o
straight, correct, normal

orthopedics
ot/o
ear

otolaryngologist
path/o
disease

pathologist
ped/o
child or foot

pediatrics/ orthopedics
physi/o
physical

physiatrist
plas/o
formation

plastic surgery
pod/o
foot

podiatry
psych/o
mind

psychiatry
radi/o
x-ray

radiology
vascul/o
vessel

vascular
allergy and immunology

allergist/immunologist
diagnosis, treatment, prevention of allergic diseases (asthma) and immunologic diseases (autoimmune disorder)
anesthesiology

anesthesiologist
care during surgery, long-term pain management, critical care
colon and rectal surgery

colon and rectal surgeon
diagnosis, medical care, and surgical treatment of small intestine, colon, rectum
dermatology

dermatologist
treatment of disorders of skin and its appendages (hair, nails, cosmetic care)
emergency medicine

emergency physician
prehospital emergency medical care of acutely ill or injured patients
family practice

family physician
general medical care of individuals of all ages and families, disease prevention and health promotion
internal medicine

internist
nonsurgical care, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of adults
cardiology

cardiologist
diagnosis and management of conditions relating to the heart and blood vessels
endocrinology

endocrinologist
diagnosis and management of diseases of the endocrine glands (diabetes, obesity, thyroid dysfunction)
gastroenterology

gastroenterologist
diagnosis and management of conditions relating to the digestive system
geriatric medicine

geriatrician
management of conditions affecting the elderly
hematology

hematologist
diagnosis and treatment of blood disorders
nephrology

nephrologist
nonsurgical treatment of kidney disorders
oncology

oncologist
treatment of tumors and cancer
rheumatology

rheumatologist
treatment of arthritis and related disorders
medical genetics

geneticist
diagnosis, treatment, prevention of genetic disorders (research, lab testing, counseling)
neurology

neurologist
nonsurgical treatment of diseases of the nervous system
neurological surgery

neurosurgeon
surgical and nonsurgical treatment of diseases of the nervous system and supportive structures
nuclear medicine

nuclear medicine physician
use of radioactive substances to diagnose and treat disease
obstetrics

obstetrician
care and treatment of mother and fetus throughout pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum
gynecology

gynecologist
medical and surgical treatment of disorders of the female reproductive and urinary system
ophthalmology

ophthalmologist
medical and surgical treatment of the eye, vision care and services
orthopedic surgery

orthopedic surgeon/orthopedist
medical, surgical, rehabilitative treatment of disorders of musculoskeletal system (bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, nerves)
otolaryngology

otolaryngologist
treatment of diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat, adjoining structures of head and neck
pathology

pathologist
study of disease emphasizing examination of tissue for diagnosis (biopsy, autopsy)
pediatrics

pediatricion
medical care for infants, children, adolescents
physical medicine and rehabilitiation physiatry

physiatrist
treatment of patient suffering from neuromusculoskeletal disorders caused by illness or injury (stroke, spinal cord injury)
plastic surgery

plastic surgeon
surgery for restoration, repair, or resconstruction of body structures
preventive medicine
medical care taht focuses on prevention of disease, health maintenence (aerospace, occupational, public health)
psychiatry

psychiatrist
diagnosis, treatment, prevention of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders
radiology

radiologist
use of ionizing and nonionizing imaging modalities (xray, ultrasound)
surgery

general surgeon
treatment of diseases and trauma requiring an operation
thoracic surgery

thoracic surgeon
treatment of diseases, deformities, trauma requiring operation within chest including heart, lungs
urology

urologist
surgical and nonsurgical treatment of the male urinary and reproductive system and female urinary
doctor of chiropractic medicine

D.C.
treatment centered on manipulation of spine to maintain function and balance in body
doctor of dental surgery

D.D.S.
treatment of dental disorders requring surgery
doctor of podiatric medicine

D.P.M.
diagnosis and treatment (including surgery) of disorders of foot
doctor of optometry

O.D.
diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of eye
doctor of psychology

Ph.D.
counsel of patients with mental or emotional disorders