Finding a physician may be a daunting and frustrating experience. The vast majority of questions that The Doctor's Doctor receives addresses concerns asking for assistance in finding a physician specialist who has knowledge of their disease. As a service to these patients, we have compiled a list of specialties and their contact organizations who can guide the patient to an appropriate specialist in their area.
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Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT, Otolaryngology)
Endocrinology and Metabolic Disorders
Gastroenterology (GI tract, liver, and pancreas diseases)
Gynecologic Oncology (Cancers of the female reproductive system)
Hematology (Diseases of the blood and clotting, leukemias)
Internal Medicine (General)
Nephrology (Diseases of the kidney and urinary tract, hypertension, dialysis)
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Perinatology (Maternal and Fetal Medicine)
Rheumatology (Diseases of the bones and joints, rheumatoid arthritis)
Surgery (General Surgery)
Surgery, Colon and Rectal
Surgery, Oncologic (Specialized cancer surgeries)
Surgery, Ophthalmology (Eye surgery)
Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial
Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive
Basic Principles of Disease
Learn the basic disease classifications of cancers, infections, and inflammation
Commonly Used Terms
This is a glossary of terms often found in a pathology report.
Learn how a pathologist makes a diagnosis using a microscope
Surgical Pathology Report
Examine an actual biopsy report to understand what each section means
Understand the tools the pathologist utilizes to aid in the diagnosis
How Accurate is My Report?
Pathologists actively oversee every area of the laboratory to ensure your report is accurate
Recent teaching cases and lectures presented in conferences
Last Updated July 24, 2007
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