Pulmonology is a medical speciality that deals with diseases involving the respiratory tract. The term is derived from the Latin word pulmō, pulmōnis ("lung") and the Greek -λογία, -logia. Pulmonology is synonymous with pneumology (from the Greek πνεύμων ("lung") and -λογία, -logia), respirology and respiratory medicine.
Endocrinology (from Greek ἔνδον, endon, "within"; κρίνω, krīnō, "to separate"; and -λογία, -logia) is a branch of biology and medicine dealing with the endocrine system, its diseases, and its specific secretions known as hormones.
Optometry is a healthcare profession concerned with the eyes and related structures, as well as vision, visual systems, and vision information processing in humans. Optometrists are trained to prescribe and fit lenses to improve vision, and in some countries are trained to diagnose and treat various eye diseases.
Osteopathy—as distinct from osteopathic medicine—is a type of alternative medicine that emphasizes the physical manipulation of the body's muscle tissue and bones. Its name derives from Ancient Greek "bone" (ὀστέον) and "disease of" (-πάθεια).
Are you suffering from ongoing emotional or mental problems that are affecting your life? Our specialists in our Brooklyn NY medical center are highly experienced in the areas of psychotherapy. Your mental well-being is one of the most important things that is needed to live a fulfilling and happy life. It may seem sometimes that emotional problems can never go away and will be following you around forever.
Dermatology is the area of medicine that focuses on the health and well being of our skin, which is our biggest organ. Your skin is constantly on display to others and plays a major role in our appearance and how we appear to the world.
Podiatrists focus on medicine and treatments that relate to the foot, ankle and lower extremities such as toes. Our feet play an important role in our everyday lives and when they are not performing at full capacity it can have a major affect on most anything we do.
If you are suffering a neurological disorder you know how scary it can be. Our nervous system is the central framework that allows our body to receive signals from other parts of our body and to perform actions dictated by the brain.
Urologists specialize in the branch of medicine that focuses on the male and female urinary tract system and the male reproductive system. The kidneys, adrenal glands, urethra, testes, prostate and penis are all part of a urologists field of expertise.