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