Subspecialty of internal medicine that deals with diabetes mellitus and disorders of the internal secretory glands such as pituitary, thyroid, adrenals, pancreas, and gonads, and metabolic disorders.

Internal Medicine

Prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease in adults. Internists, serve as primary care physicians and also serve as consultants to other doctors; family physicians, surgeons and other specialties.


Specialty physician who is qualified in the diagnosis and medical management of diseases of the nervous system (brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and muscles).


Podiatry is a branch of medicine devoted to the study of, diagnosis, and medical and surgical treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle and lower extremity.

Pulmonary/Critical Care

Concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the lung. Includes asthma, emphysema, chronic obstructive lung disease, pulmonary fibrosis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, sarcoid, and lung cancer.


Diagnosis and treatment of arthritis, osteoporosis, and diseases of the joints, muscles, and bones. Rheumatologists can conduct research to determine the cause and better treatments for these diseases.

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