Cardiology is the medical specialty of the heart.

Medical Specialty Fun Facts

Go through the facts and get to known about different medical specialties that are in existence.

Have you ever needed to go to a dermatologist? What disorders of your body does a dermatologist deal with?

Medical Specialty Fun Facts

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Geriatrics is a medical specialty that focuses on the wellbeing of older adults. The word geriatrics has been derived from the Greek word “Geron,” which means “old man.”
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An ophthalmologist treats disorders related to the eyes. This specialty has further sub-branches that treat certain parts of the eye, such as glaucoma.
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The medical specialty that deals with problems associated with the heart, including issues such as heart failure, artery problems and certain circulatory systems issues, is called cardiology.
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The medical specialty that deals with lung disorders are called pulmonology, and the doctor specializing in this area is called a pulmonologist.
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Any problem related to the lower bowel, including the rectum, colon, and anus comes under the medical specialty of proctology. It is also known as colorectal surgery.
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The medical specialty of neonatology deals with the problems of newborn babies, especially if they are born prematurely. It is a sub-branch of pediatrics.
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Skin diseases such as eczema and psoriasis are dealt with by a specific medical specialty known as dermatology. A doctor with this specialization is called a dermatologist.
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Bariatrics is a medical specialty that deals with the disorders of obesity. It is responsible for the analysis of causes, prevention as well as treatment of obesity.
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The surgery of the brain comes under the specialty of neurosurgery. This surgery is also referred to as brain surgery.
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A hematologist deals with disorders that are associated with blood or blood tissues. Significant diseases such as anemia, leukemia, and lymphoma fall under this category of specialty.