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Specialties Glossary

Browse by Type of Medicine

If you are familiar with the various branches of medicine, you can use the following index to browse the Specialties Glossary definitions by medicine type.

Anatomy

General (Anatomic Pathology)
Patient Care (Anatomic and Clinical Pathology)

Anesthesiology

General (Anesthesiology)
Critical Care (Anesthesiology - Critical Care Medicine)
Pain Management (Anesthesiology - Pain Management)

Cardiology

Children's (Pediatric - Cardiology)
General Heart Care (Cardiology/Cardiovascular Disease)
Heart Surgery (Cardiothoracic Surgery)
Heartbeat Control (Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology)
Nuclear (Nuclear Cardiology)
Treatment (Interventional Cardiology)

Dentistry

Children's (Pediatric - Dentistry)
General (Dentistry)
Teeth Replacement/Jaw Structure (Prosthodontics)

Dermatology

General (Dermatology)

Endocrinology

Pediatrics - Thyroid/Pancreas (Pediatric - Endocrinology)
Reproductive (Reproductive Endocrinology)
Thyroid/Pancreas/Ovaries/Testes (Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism)

Family Practice

Addiction (Family Practice - Addiction Medicine)
Athletes (Family Practice - Sports Medicine)
General (Family Practice)
Seniors (Family Practice - Geriatric Medicine)

Gastroenterology

Children's (Pediatric - Gastroenterology)
General (Gastroenterology)

Genetics

General (Clinical Biochemical Genetics)

Gynecology

Cancer (Gynecologic Oncology)
General (Gynecology) (Obstetrics and Gynecology)

Hematology

Blood Disorders/Tumors (Hematology and Medical Oncology)
Blood Transfusion (Blood Banking Transfusion Medicine)
Children's (Pediatric - Hematology Oncology)

Immunology

Allergy and Immunology (Allergy and Immunology)

Internal Medicine

Athletes (Internal Medicine - Sports Medicine)
Blood (Internal Medicine - Hematology)
Emergency (Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine)
General (Internal Medicine)
Seniors (Internal Medicine - Geriatric Medicine)

Medicine

Diseases (Infectious Disease)
Emergency (Emergency Medicine)
Children (Emergency Medicine - Pediatric Emergency Medicine)
Poison (Emergency Medicine - Medical Toxicology)
Microbiology (Medical Microbiology)
Preventive (Preventive Medicine)
Sleep (Sleep Medicine)
Workplace (Occupational Medicine)

Nephrology

Children's (Pediatric - Nephrology)
General (Nephrology)

Neurology

General (Neurology)
Pediatrics (Child/Adolescent Neurology) (Neurology with a Special Qualification In Child Neurology)
Surgery (Neurological Surgery)

Neurophysiology

General (Clinical Neurophysiology)

Obstetrics

Fetal Care (Maternal and Fetal Medicine)
General (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Premature Birth (Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine)

Oncology

Cancer, Tumors and Blood Disorders (Hematology and Medical Oncology)
Children's (Pediatric - Hematology Oncology)
Radiation (Radiation Oncology)

Ophthalmology

General (Ophthalmology)

Otolaryngology

Children's (Pediatric - Otolaryngology)
General (Otolaryngology)

Pathology

Anatomy (Anatomic Pathology)
Blood (Pathology - Hematology)
Bodily Fluids (Chemical Pathology)
Cytopathology (Cytopathology)
Dermatology (Pathology - Dermatopathology)
General (Pathology)
Patient Care (Clinical Pathology)

Podiatry

General (Podiatry)
Surgery (Podiatric Surgery)

Psychiatry

Addiction (Addiction Psychiatry)
Children and Teenagers (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)
Forensic (Forensic Psychiatry)
General (Psychiatry)
Seniors (Geriatric Psychiatry)

Pulmonology

Children's (Pediatric - Pulmonology)
General (Pulmonary Medicine)

Radiology

Body Imaging (Body Imaging)
Cancer (Radiation Oncology)
Children's (Pediatric - Radiology)
General (Radiology)
Medical Imaging (Diagnostic Radiology)
Nervous System (Neuroradiology)
Nuclear (Nuclear Radiology) (Nuclear Medicine)
Vascular (Vascular and Interventional Radiology)

Rheumatology

Children's (Pediatric - Rheumatology)
General (Rheumatology)
Therapy (Therapeutic Radiology)

Urology

General (Urology)


 

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