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