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Important Specialties for Physicians, Surgeons and Doctors

Physicians, doctors and surgeons all make important contributions to the field of health care. However, the medical field boasts many different divisions within it, offering areas of specialty that make one doctor more qualified than another and one surgeon better prepared to administer a complex surgery than one who does not practice that type of medicine. When searching for a physician, it's important to find out information like where the doctor did his or her residency, what staff the professional was trained with, and more. Read below to find the definitions for some of the major medical specialties.

  • Plastic Surgery - This generally includes surgical practices done to enhance one's aesthetic appearance. This often refers to cosmetic treatments, such as breast augmentation, rhinoplasty, and other similar procedures or more serious procedures like skin grafts done for burn victims.
  • Pediatrics - Specialists in this field see to the medical care and treatment of youths, from infants to teenagers. Pediatricians serve as the primary care physician, handling non-emergency events like prescribing medication for a cold, or administering booster shots. These type of doctors often own or are affiliated with family clinics or practices.
  • Orthopedic Surgeon - This professional specializes in providing care for problems within the musculoskeletal system. These surgeons handle complex procedures like performing hand surgeries, or ones as simple as testing and improving the flexibility of an individual after a sports related injury. They often work closely with physical therapists for follow-up treatments with their clients.
  • Internal Medicine - Physicians in this field specialize in the care and treatment of adult patients, working in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Though these doctors are able to perform tasks such as writing prescriptions, they are not usually associated with private, family care practices. In fact, many work closely with hospitals and perform basic surgeries.
    American College of Surgeons
    Chicago, IL 60611
    Our association offers membership privileges to all general surgeons with licensed practices. Gain the most networking capabilities and resources for your practice through our association.
    American Medical Association
    Chicago, IL 60654
    Our association is dedicated to improving public health and awareness with help from doctors, surgeons, and general physicians. Promoting healthy habits through our partnerships with practices.
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    Javed A Malik MD
    3015 Highway 95 Ste 105, Bullhead City, AZ 86442
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    (928) 763-2001
    User Review: "Dr. Malik is a very good listener, makes referrals when needed, provides quality care, promptly seen with little little..." - Jeanne (AZ)
    Kidney Specialists of Southern Nevada
    895 Adams Blvd, Boulder City, NV 89005
    KSOSN provides you with a complete and comprehensive management approach to your chronic kidney dysfunction and its related complications.
    (702) 877-1887
    Southern Hills Pediatrics
    Las Vegas, NV 89044
    Our Laughlin based Doctors provides care you can trust & treat you as family. Our staff will assist in your child's developmental & heath care needs. Patients have access to our doctors 24 hours a day.
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    (702) 450-0003
    User Review: "Dr. Stephen's dedication is very much appreciatrd. She is open 7 days a week." - j (NV)
    University Medical Center
    150 Bruce Woodbury Dr, Laughlin, NV 89029
    (702) 298-3364
    Lelan Bailey
    1705 Cal Edison Dr, Laughlin, NV 89029
    (702) 357-9195
    Rural Clinic
    3650 S Pointe Cir, Laughlin, NV 89029
    (702) 298-5204
    Richard Cardone MD
    5300 S Highway 95 Ste C, Fort Mohave, AZ 86426
    (928) 768-4100
    Alan Barton MD
    1611 E Joy Ln, Fort Mohave, AZ 86426
    (928) 788-8000
    Mojave Family Healthcare
    1611 E Joy Ln, Fort Mohave, AZ 86426
    (928) 768-9496
    Colorado River Pediatrics
    1611 E Joy Ln, Fort Mohave, AZ 86426
    (928) 788-8000
    Maribel Quinones Guzman MD
    1611 E Joy Ln, Fort Mohave, AZ 86426
    (928) 788-8000
    Richard P Benedict MD
    5300 S Highway 95 Ste C, Fort Mohave, AZ 86426
    (928) 788-7000
    Hendrix Family Medicine
    1611 E Joy Ln, Fort Mohave, AZ 86426
    (928) 788-1900
    Orthopedic Institute of Arizona
    5330 S Highway 95, Fort Mohave, AZ 86426
    (928) 788-3609
    Valley View Medical Center
    5330 S Highway 95, Fort Mohave, AZ 86426
    (928) 788-2273

    Medical experts treat and care for patients of all ages. Doctors and pediatricians offer wellness visits where they discuss health concerns and check vital signs. They prescribe prescription medications and order tests to diagnose problems. Surgeons perform operations that help you overcome a condition or illness. You'll find these professionals in hospitals, family clinics, and private practices. Surgery has helped many people overcome disease, since the beginning of time. In Mesopotamia, herbs served as medications and obsidian attached to bronze handles created an early form of scalpel. Physicians have always served the medical needs of society and ensured that advancements in medicine are available to ill patients. Since the time of Hammurabi, doctors have been held in high esteem. The staff at private practices and hospitals receives training in a specific specialty. Orthopedic physicians specialize in bones and muscle attachments. Pediatricians work with infants and children. Cosmetic surgeons perform operations that change or enhance someone's physical appearance. Internal medicine looks at the organs in inside of the body. Anyone in these fields starts out in a residency and improves their skills through rigorous hands-on training. Today, insurance companies usually handle payments to doctors, surgery experts, and other specialists. People with health insurance coverage pay a portion and insurance pays the rest. Many companies only provide coverage if you use a specific medical office or hospital. When searching for an expert, it's important to ask your insurance company for a referral. This is the best way to find quality clinics or hospital emergency rooms that are approved by your carrier.
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