Cardiology deals with disorders of the heart, including medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, cardiac transplantation and the implantation of pacemakers & defibrillators.
Cardiothoracic surgery is concerned with the management of diseases affecting organs inside the chest, particularly the heart and lungs. Common procedures performed include coronary artery bypass surgery and cardiac valve replacements.
Specialist surgeons who operate on the lower end of the gastrointestinal tract. Operations might include removal of parts of the colon for tumours or diverticular disease, heamorrhoidectomy and colonoscopy
Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with diseases of the skin, such as skin cancers, dermatitis, acne, psoriasis and mole surveillance.
Emergency Medicine specialists work in Hospital emergency departments and are trained in the management of acute and undifferentiated medical issues
Endocrinology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases that involve hormones, such as diabetes, thyroid disease, adrenal disorders, osteoporosis, hypoglycaemia and menopause.
As its name suggests, this surgical specialty is concerned principally with the management of disorders affecting the ears, nose and throat in both children and adults, as well as other conditions of the head, neck and face.
A subspeciality of Neurology dealing specifically with the investigation and management of epilepsyBook Now
Gastroenterology is a branch of medicine dealing with diseases of the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver. Gastroenterologists are experts in endoscopy, a procedure where a telescope is passed into the gastrointestinal tract to diagnose and treat diseases like peptic ulcers, cancer, gallstones, polyps and inflammatory bowel disease.
General medicine deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of a broad range of non-surgical adult diseases. A specialist who practices in this field is a General Physician, and they often have a sub-specialty area of interest.
General surgeons manage a broad spectrum of surgical conditions affecting the head and neck, breast, abdomen, extremities and skin.
Haematology is the branch of medicine concerned with the diseases of blood. You might consult a haematologist for advice on anaemia, bleeding or blood clotting disorders, and cancers of the blood, bone marrow or lymph nodes, such as leukaemia and lymphoma.
Hepatology is the branch of medicine involving diseases of the liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, and pancreas. Although traditionally considered a sub-specialty of gastroenterology, rapid expansion of the field has led to doctors specialising solely on this area. They are called hepatologists. The management hepatitis B, hepatitis C and alcoholic cirrhosis are the main reason for seeking their advice. Drug treatment for hepatitis B and C in particular, is a highly specialised and rapidly changing field.
Our infectious diseases specialists can discuss your pre-travel vaccines or medications as well as dealing with tropical or infectious diseases from anywhere in the world. Docto works with companies to help them manage the risks to their workers of infectious diseases like tuberculosis, malaria, dengue, Ebola and of course, COVID-19
Nephrology is the specialty concerned with diseases of the kidney, including the management of dialysis, kidney transplantation and systemic conditions that affect the kidneys such as hypertension, diabetes and autoimmune disease.
Neurology is the branch of medicine concerned with disorders of the brain, spinal cord, and nerves, such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, headache disorders, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy and spinal cord disorders.
Neurosurgery is the surgical specialty concerned with disorders of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves. Common neurosurgical procedures include excision of brain tumours, evacuation of blood clots from inside or around the brain, and spinal surgery.
Obstetrics and Gynaecology is the specialty concerned with both medical and surgical care of women in relation to pregnancy, childbirth and conditions affecting the female reproductive system.
Oncology is the branch of medicine that is involved in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Oncologists are specialised physicians that coordinate the treatment of cancer, which may involve surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy(drugs).
Ophthalmology is concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders of the eye and visual system, including glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration and eye injuries.
Orthopaedic surgery is concerned with diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system, which includes bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves.
A specialised area within both paediatrics and neurology. Specialists in this field manage conditions such as childhood epilepsy, migraine, cerebral palsy, muscular dystropy, genetics, brain tumours , developmental and behavioural disorders.
Paediatrics is the branch of medicine concerned with illnesses affecting infants, children, and adolescents, such as childhood infections, asthma, diabetes, congenital disorders and a wide variety of other conditions.
Pain Medicine Specialists are doctors who have undertaken training in the management of pain. They are fellows of the faculty of pain medicine, Australasian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists. They use a combination of sociological (behavioural), psychological and biomedical strategies to help restore balance for people living with pain. To do this, they provide a wide range of care, including counselling patients and their families, coordinating rehabilitation and offering evidence-based advice and practice for medication and procedural interventions. Specialist pain medicine physicians will support your GP to manage your pain. A referral from your regular GP is essential.
Physiotherapists help people affected by injury, illness or disability through means such as movement and exercise, manual therapy and education.
Plastic surgery is concerned with reconstruction or alteration of the bodys function or appearance. It includes reconstructive surgery, craniofacial surgery, hand surgery, microsurgery, cosmetic surgery and the treatment of burns.
Psychiatry is the specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of mental health conditions such as depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, eating disorders and anxiety.
Radiology is the specialty which diagnoses and treats disease or injury through the use of medical imaging techniques such as X-rays, ultrasound, CT scan, MRI scan or nuclear medicine. Interventional radiology is the performance of (usually minimally invasive) medical procedures with the guidance of imaging technologies.
Respiratory Medicine deals with diseases of the lungs, such as asthma, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, bronchiectasis, pulmonary infection and pleural diseases.
A rheumatologist is a specialist physician who has expertise in diagnosing and treating arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions and autoimmune diseases. Diseases commonly treated by a Rheumatologist include Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, Scleroderma, Psoariatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis.
Urology is a surgical specialty that deals with conditions involving the male and female urinary tract and the male reproductive organs. This can involve the medical management of conditions such as urinary tract infection and prostate enlargement through to the surgical management of conditions such as kidney stones, prostate cancer, and incontinence.
Vascular surgeons are trained to treat diseases of your blood vessels. You might consult a vascular surgeon for narrowing of the arteries to your legs causing painful feet, narrowing of arteries in the neck (carotid arteries) or aneurysms of the aorta (the main blood vessel in the chest and abdomen).