Health Wellness, Fitness, and Medical Articles. Alaska Doctors Near Me
Port Heiden, Alaska Anesthesiologist
administers drugs and monitors patient condition during surgery; also provides pain management for acute and chronic conditions.
Port Heiden, 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.
Port Heiden, 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.
Port Heiden, 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.
Port Heiden, Alaska Endocrinologist
diagnoses and treats diabetes, hormone imbalances, thyroid disease and other disorders of the endocrine system.
Port Heiden, 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.
Port Heiden, Alaska Gastroenterologist
specializes in diseases of the digestive system.
Port Heiden, Alaska Geriatrician (Geriatric Medicine)
general practice physician who specializes in caring for older adults.
Port Heiden, Alaska Hematologist
a hematologist specializes in diseases of the blood and bone marrow.
Port Heiden, Alaska Hepatologist
specializes in diseases of the liver.
Port Heiden, Alaska Hospitalist
internal medicine physician whose practice is limited to hospital inpatients.
Port Heiden, Alaska Intensivist
hospital-based critical care medicine specialist who treats patients in intensive care settings.
Port Heiden, Alaska Internal medicine
provides diagnosis, management and nonsurgical treatment of unusual or serious diseases.
Port Heiden, Alaska Medical Geneticist
provides testing, counseling and therapy for genetic diseases.
Port Heiden, 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.
Port Heiden, Alaska Neonatologist
cares for premature and critically ill newborns.
Port Heiden, Alaska Nephrologist
specializes in diseases of the kidneys.
Port Heiden, 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.
Port Heiden, Alaska Neurophysiologist
a neurologist who diagnoses disorders of the central, peripheral and autonomic nervous systems through clinical evaluations and electrophysiologic testing.
Port Heiden, 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.
Port Heiden, 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.
Port Heiden, Alaska Orthopedic Surgeon
also known as an orthopod, an orthopedist is a surgeon who treats diseases, disorders and injuries of the musculoskeletal system.
Port Heiden, Alaska Otolaryngologist
the technical name for an ear, nose and throat physician.
Port Heiden, Alaska Pathologist
usually works behind the scenes to diagnose diseases by studying tissues, body fluids and organs.
Port Heiden, 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;
Port Heiden, Alaska pediatricians manage the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of their patients, in every stage of development
in good health or in illness.
Port Heiden, Alaska Perinatologist
specializes in caring for high-risk pregnancies.
Port Heiden, Alaska Physiatrist
specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
Port Heiden, Alaska Podiatrist
specialist that treats both medical and surgical deformities of the foot and ankle.
Port Heiden, Alaska Pulmonologist
specializes in lung disease.
Port Heiden, 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.
Port Heiden, Alaska Rheumatologist
specializes in arthritis and diseases of the joints, as well as autoimmune disorders, such as lupus.
Port Heiden, Alaska Sleep doctors
diagnoses and treats sleep disorders, and also may have expertise in behavioral and cognitive methods to prevent them.