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Parkchester Medical List of Services
Internal medicine is the practice of core health and wellness care for adults, including prevention, diagnosis, management and nonsurgical treatment of unusual or serious diseases.
An internist, a physician practicing internal medicine, is classified as a primary care physician and can treat conditions associated with the eyes, ears, skin, heart, blood, kidneys, joints, reproductive organs and nervous, digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. An internist can also provide guidance with preventative health, mental health and a variety of medical conditions.
Cardiology is the medical practice of diagnosing and treating diseases related ot the heart and blood vessels. These disorders may include heart attacks, congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, abnormal heart rhythms and valvular heart disease.
A cardiologist, a physician specializing in cardiology, may treat the following conditions: arrhythmia, cardiomyopathy, congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, hypertension, pulmonary hypertension and valvular disease.
Gastroenterology is the practice of diagnosing and treating conditions related to the digestive organs (stomach, esophagus, intestines, pancreas, liver and gallbladder) and diseases of the digestive system and gastrointestinal (GI) tract.
Gastroenterology focuses on treating conditions that include nausea and vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain that may be associated with Colorectal Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Diverticular Disease, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Ulcerative Colitis and ulcers.
Orthopedics is a medical study that concentrates on the deformities and disorders of the spine and joints and of the musculoskeletal system, which includes the bones, muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments, and nerves of the body. Orthopedics was traditionally the study and treatment of disabled children, but has grown to encompass a variety of musculoskeletal problems in children and adults alike. A doctor in orthopedics is required to finish medical school and complete a five-year residency (plus an optional year for a specialty).
Orthopedic doctors are trained as surgeons to diagnose, treat, and manage arthritis, back, leg, and foot pain, sports injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, osteoporosis, and other conditions where the skeletal system is involved. They treat various conditions with medication, exercise, rehabilitation, and surgery. Orthopedists perform surgeries such as joint replacement, nerve repair, and disc repair. Pediatric orthopedic doctors deal with developmental problems in children like scoliosis and limb length discrepancy. They also treat broken bones, sprains, and dislocated joints. Orthopedic surgeons work in a variety of specialties to treat certain areas of the body (foot, ankle, knee, and hip) or different types of injuries (sports medicine or trauma).
Pulmonary medicine is the practice of treating diseases of the lungs and respiratory tract including acute bronchitis, asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), cystic fibrosis, emphysema, lung cancer, pneumonia, pulmonary hypertension and sleep apnea.
Pediatrics specializes in the medical care of infants, children and adolescents, including the treatment of disorders and diseases.
A pediatrician, a primary care physician specializing in the care of children, focuses on the influence of dysfunction and disease on a child's development, such as congenital disorders, infectious diseases and immunizations.
Urology is the medical and surgical practice of diagnosing and treating conditions related to the urinary tract of males and females. Urology focuses on disorders of the kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra and the male reproductive organs (testes, epididymis, vas deferens, seminal vesicles, prostate and penis).
Diseases and disorders of the urinary tract include congenital abnormalities, impotence, inablility to urinate, incontinence, kidney disease, kidney failure, kidney stones, prostate cancer, prostatitis, urinary tract infections and cancer of the urinary system.
Physical Therapy is the practice of physical care and rehabilitation, focused on diagnosing and treating individuals of all ages with medical conditions, illnesses and injuries that limit the ability to move and perform activities. Physical therapists develop fitness programs and utilize techniques to promote the ability to move, restore function, reduce pain and prevent disability or loss of mobility before it occurs.