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