General Surgery
Colon and Rectal Surgery

Neurological Surgery
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ophthalmology
Orthopedic Surgery
Otolaryngology
Plastic Surgery
Thoracic Surgery
Urology

 

 

General Surgery

Devoted to the diagnosis, preoperative, operative, and postoperative management of conditions of the alimentary tract; abdomen and its contents; breast, skin and soft tissue; endocrine system; head and neck; pediatric surgery; surgical critical care; surgical oncology; transplantation surgery, trauma/burns; and vascular surgery
Subspecialties include:
Surgery of the Hand, Pediatric Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, General Vascular Surgery
Learn more:
American Pediatric Surgical Association, www.eapsa.org
Learn more: American Association for Vascular Surgery, www.vascularweb.org

 


Colon and Rectal Surgery

Specialized knowledge and skill regarding problems of the colon, rectum, anus and small bowel.
Learn more:
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, www.fascrs.org

 

Neurological Surgery

Specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of patients with injury to, or diseases of, the brain, spine or peripheral nerves.
Subspecialties include: Critical Care Medicine
Learn more:
American Association of Neurological Surgeons, www.neurosurgery.org

 

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dedicated to the integrated medical and surgical care of women's health throughout their lifespan. The combined discipline of obstetrics and gynecology addresses reproductive physiology, including the physiologic, social, cultural, environmental and genetic factors that influence disease in women.
Subspecialties include:
Critical Care Medicine, Gynecologic Oncology, Matemal & Fetal Medicine, Reproductive Endocnnology

Learn more:American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, www.acog.org

 


Ophthalmology

Specializing in the anatomy, function, and diseases of the eye, providing medical and surgical care. Some ophthalmologists specialize in the following areas: Cornea and External Disease, Glaucoma, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Pathology, Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Ophthalmology, or Vitreoretinal Diseases.
Learn more: American Academy of Ophthalmology, www.aao.org

 


Orthopedic Surgery

Devoted to the diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of injuries and diseases of your body's musculoskeletal system. This complex system includes your bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves.
Subspecialties include:
Hand Surgery
Learn more:
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, www.aaos.org

 


Otolaryngology

The medical and surgical management and treatment of patients with diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat (ENT), and related structures of the head and neck.Subspecialties include: Otology/Neurotology, Pediatric Otolaryingology
Learn more:
American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, www.entnet.org

 


Plastic Surgery

Specialized in the surgical repair, restoration, or improvement of lost, misshapen, or injured body parts.
Subspecialties include: Hand Surgery
Learn more:
American Society of Plastic Surgeons, www.plasticsurgery.org

 


Thoracic Surgery

Specialized in diseases of the chest including coronary artery disease; cancers of the lung, esophagus, and chest wall; abnormalities of the great vessels and heart valves; birth defects of the chest and heart; tumors in the organs contained in the chest cavity; and transplantation of the heart and lungs.
Learn more:
Society of Thoracic Surgeons, www.sts.org

 


Urology

Specialty that deals with diseases of the male and female urinary tract and the male reproductive organs.
Learn more:
American Urological Association, www.auanet.org

 

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