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A subspecialty certification by the Board of Psychiatry & Neurology; practitioners are trained to understand addictive disorders and the emotional and behavioral consequences related to addiction and substance abuse.
Specialty: Psychiatry: Addiction, Addiction Psychiatry
A subspecialty certification by the Board of Family Practice, Internal Medicine or Pediatrics; practitioners treat the unique physical, psychological and social characteristics of adolescents and their health care needs. These specialists also coordinate the planning and supervision of their patients' transition to adult health care.
Adolescent Medicine Specialist
Specialty: Adolescent Medicine
A certification by the Board of Preventive Medicine; also known as flight medicine, aviation medicine, or space medicine, aerospace medicine focuses on the physical and psychological conditions associated with flying and space travel.
Aerospace Medicine Specialist
Specialty: Aerospace Medicine, Aerospace Medicine
A certification by the Board of Pathology; the pathologist plays a central role in the diagnosis of surgically removed tissues, and acts as a consultant to the clinician, defining appropriate tests and interpreting their results.
Anatomic and Clinical Pathologist
Specialty: Pathology: Anatomic & Clinical, Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology
A certification by the Board of Pathology; practitioners analyze the gross and microscopic structural changes caused by disease in tissues and cells removed during surgery or at autopsy.
Specialty: Pathology: Anatomic, Anatomic Pathology
A certification by the Board of Anesthesiology; practitioners provide pain relief and maintenance or restoration of a stable condition during and immediately following an operation, an obstetric or a diagnostic procedure. Also, assess the risk of the patient undergoing surgery and optimize the patient's condition prior to, during, and after surgery. Anesthesiologists diagnose and treat acute and long-standing pain-problems, diagnose and treat patients who have critical illnesses or severe injuries, and direct resuscitation in the care of patients with cardiac or respiratory emergencies including the provision of artificial ventilation. They also supervise and teach others involved in anesthesia, respiratory and intensive care.
A certification by the Board of Allergy & Immunology; practitioners are expert in the evaluation, diagnosis and management of immune disorders.
Asthma & Allergy Specialist
Specialty: Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, Allergy & Immunology
Common Name: Allergy Doctor