Liposuction is the surgical removal of subcutaneous fat by means of aspiration cannulas, introduced through small skin incisions, assisted by suction. Liposuction techniques range from simple aspiration to advanced laser- and ultrasound-guided procedures. The procedure is most often performed by...

Infectious disease (ID) is recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) as a subspecialty of internal medicine that involves the diagnosis, management, and prevention of infections in patients of all ages. ID physicians diagnose and treat diseases of all types in all organ...

Gynecologic oncology is the medical subspecialty of obstetrics and gynecology concerned with the study and treatment of cancers of the female reproductive organs such as ovarian, cervical, or uterine cancer. Gynecologic oncologists provide consultation on and comprehensive management of women...

 The specialty of urgent care medicine occupies the space between family and emergency medicine, providing immediate care for patients with low-acuity medical concerns, such as minor fractures and cuts, sore throats, and ear infections. Generally, urgent care centers:
• Provide care...

According to the American College of Physicians, pulmonary disease is the subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with diseases of the lungs, upper airways, thoracic cavity, and chest wall. Pulmonary disease specialists, or pulmonologists, also have expertise in malignant, inflammatory, and...

Musculoskeletal oncology is an area of orthopedic surgery that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant tumors of bone and connective soft tissues. This includes the diagnosis, treatment, and palliative care of patients with cancers that have originated in or spread to the...

Nuclear medicine is a specialized area of radiology that uses radioactive and stable tracers (radiopharmaceuticals) to study patients’ physiological, biochemical, and cellular processes for diagnosis, therapy, or research. According to the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging,...

Nuclear medicine is the medical specialty that uses radioactive materials in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. It includes the administration of radiopharmaceuticals to patients for the therapeutic treatment and/or imaging of the radiopharmaceutical distribution in an organ or area of...

Colon and rectal surgery is the medical specialty dedicated to the treatment of patients with diseases and disorders affecting the colon, rectum, and anus. Colon and rectal surgeons (also known as colorectal surgeons) acquire proficiency in general surgery as well as in the medical and surgical...

Hospital chaplains are professional practitioners who complete specialized education that qualifies them to function as part of the health care team. They offer spiritual care and emotional support to patients who may be anxious or lonely. For people with chronic or incurable illnesses, these...

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