Health Wellness, Fitness, and Medical Articles. Alaska Doctors Near Me
Petersburg, Alaska Anesthesiologist
administers drugs and monitors patient condition during surgery; also provides pain management for acute and chronic conditions.
Petersburg, Alaska Cardiologist, Interventional Cardiologist, Cardiac Electrophysiologist
a cardiologist specializes in diseases of the heart and blood vessels; an interventional cardiologists uses guided imaging to diagnose and treat those diseases; a cardiac electrophysiologist specializes in treating irregular heart rhythms caused by electrical problems in the heart.
Petersburg, Alaska Cardiovascular Surgeon, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
a cardiovascular surgeon specializes in the surgical management of blood vessels and heart disorders; a cardiothoracic surgeon specializes in pathological conditions within the chest.
Petersburg, Alaska Emergency medicine
physicians who care for patients with acute illnesses or injuries which require immediate medical attention; they diagnose a variety of illnesses and undertake acute interventions to stabilize the patient.
Petersburg, Alaska Endocrinologist
diagnoses and treats diabetes, hormone imbalances, thyroid disease and other disorders of the endocrine system.
Petersburg, Alaska Family medicine
provides continuing, comprehensive health care for the individual and family. Encompasses all ages, both sexes, each organ system, and every disease entity; a family physician's care is based on knowledge of the patient in the context of the family and the community, emphasizing disease prevention and health promotion.
Petersburg, Alaska Gastroenterologist
specializes in diseases of the digestive system.
Petersburg, Alaska Geriatrician (Geriatric Medicine)
general practice physician who specializes in caring for older adults.
Petersburg, Alaska Hematologist
a hematologist specializes in diseases of the blood and bone marrow.
Petersburg, Alaska Hepatologist
specializes in diseases of the liver.
Petersburg, Alaska Hospitalist
internal medicine physician whose practice is limited to hospital inpatients.
Petersburg, Alaska Intensivist
hospital-based critical care medicine specialist who treats patients in intensive care settings.
Petersburg, Alaska Internal medicine
provides diagnosis, management and nonsurgical treatment of unusual or serious diseases.
Petersburg, Alaska Medical Geneticist
provides testing, counseling and therapy for genetic diseases.
Petersburg, Alaska Medical Oncologist, Radiation Oncologist
a medical oncologist specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of cancers and tumors; a radiation oncologist specializes in the application of radiation to manage disease.
Petersburg, Alaska Neonatologist
cares for premature and critically ill newborns.
Petersburg, Alaska Nephrologist
specializes in diseases of the kidneys.
Petersburg, Alaska Neurologist, Neurosurgeon
a neurologist specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of disease and functions of the brain, spine, peripheral nerves, muscles and nervous systems; a neurosurgeon provides surgical management of those disorders.
Petersburg, Alaska Neurophysiologist
a neurologist who diagnoses disorders of the central, peripheral and autonomic nervous systems through clinical evaluations and electrophysiologic testing.
Petersburg, Alaska Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Urogynecologist
an obstetrician/gynecologist specializes in the medical and surgical care of the female reproductive system and its associated disorders; a urogynecologist specializes in female urological problems.
Petersburg, Alaska Opthalmologist, Optometrist
an ophthalmologist provides comprehensive eye and vision care, including to medically or surgically treat eye disorders; an optometrist specializes in diagnosing diseases of the eye and correcting vision.
Petersburg, Alaska Orthopedic Surgeon
also known as an orthopod, an orthopedist is a surgeon who treats diseases, disorders and injuries of the musculoskeletal system.
Petersburg, Alaska Otolaryngologist
the technical name for an ear, nose and throat physician.
Petersburg, Alaska Pathologist
usually works behind the scenes to diagnose diseases by studying tissues, body fluids and organs.
Petersburg, Alaska Pediatrician
a child's physician who provides preventive health maintenance for healthy children and medical care for children who are acutely or chronically ill;
Petersburg, Alaska pediatricians manage the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of their patients, in every stage of development
in good health or in illness.
Petersburg, Alaska Perinatologist
specializes in caring for high-risk pregnancies.
Petersburg, Alaska Physiatrist
specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
Petersburg, Alaska Podiatrist
specialist that treats both medical and surgical deformities of the foot and ankle.
Petersburg, Alaska Pulmonologist
specializes in lung disease.
Petersburg, Alaska Radiologist, Interventional Radiologist
radiologists perform and interpret imaging tests; interventional radiologists also perform minimally invasive procedures, such as embolization, thrombolysis and biopsies, using imaging guidance.
Petersburg, Alaska Rheumatologist
specializes in arthritis and diseases of the joints, as well as autoimmune disorders, such as lupus.
Petersburg, Alaska Sleep doctors
diagnoses and treats sleep disorders, and also may have expertise in behavioral and cognitive methods to prevent them.