Medical Specialists Directory
Medical specialists are doctors that have completed advanced education and clinical training in a specific area of study. They can be addiction specialists, anesthesiologists, and dermatologists. Most medical specialists only perform very specialized diagnostics to determine the issues that are causing illness or other problems. There are internal specialists, specialists that deal with specific age ranges (like pediatricians), diagnostic or therapeutic specialists, and technique or organ-based specialists. Get more information on the types of specialists and what they do.
DOs, Chiropractors, and MDs: How They’re Alike and Different
Should you see a DO, chiropractor, or MD for that health problem? Discover the differences and similarities of these medical professions.
Allergies: Questions for Your Doctor
Take this list of questions with you when you see your doctor to make sure you get all the information you need about how to treat your allergies.
Indoor Allergy: Questions for Your Doctor
If you have indoor allergies, you probably have lots of questions. Take this list with you when you go see your doctor or allergist about treatment and symptoms.
Can I Take My Child to an Osteopathic Doctor (DO) for Pediatric Health Care?
When you look for a pediatrician for your child, you might see some that are “DOs” -- doctors of osteopathic medicine. Get to know what they do and how they are alike and different from pediatricians who are MDs.
What Do Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine Do?
What does a doctor of osteopathic medicine do? Find out what a DO focuses on when she takes care of you.
Tips for a Successful Doctor Visit
Though some things like wait times and exam gowns may be out of your control, there are a few things you can do to help your time at the doc go as smoothly as possible.
Fibs Your Doctor Is Fed Up Hearing
One in four patients lies to their doctor. But they’re not exactly getting away with it. What fibs are doctors tired of hearing? And why is it best to fess up?
Who Will Treat You: Your Health Care Team
From surgeons to therapists, how to get the support you need and build the best team for your treatment and care. Includes information on second opinions.