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Deals with hypersensitivity to a substance in the body's response to an invading substance

Allergy and Immunology

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Deals with the science of the partial or complete loss of sensation pain temperature touch etc. usually to permit surgery or other painful procedures

Anesthesiology

2

Deals with surgery of the intestine and rectum

Colon And rectal surgery

3

Specialty concerned with diseases of the skin

Dermatology

4

Deals with those who are acutely ill or suddenly

Emergency medicine

5

Deals with prevention diseases and health problems and all members of the family

Family practice

6

Concerned with nervous system like thecranial nerves and spinal

Neurology

7

Deals with diseases internal organ those are usually treated surgically

Internal medicine

8

Medicine specialty concern with the use of radioactive materials for diagnostic and treatment purposes

Nuclear medicine

9

Concerned with female reproductive organs, pregnancy labor and child birth

Obstetrics and gynecology

10

Deals with the eye it's anatomy and diseases

Ophthalmology

11

Deals with surgery involving the bones and joints

Orthopedic Surgery

12

Concerned with treatment of the head and neck including the ear, nose, and throat

Otolaryngology

13

Study of the changes in tissue and organs caused by disease

Pathology

14

Deals with children, their development, care, and diseases

Pediatrics

15

Deals with treatment and recovery from disease or injury through occupational, physical, and speech therapy

Physical medicine and rehabilitation

16

Surgery dealing with the restoration, repair, or reconstruction body structures

Plastic surgery

17

Concerned with preventing the occurrence of the mental and physical illness and disease

Preventive medicine

18

Deals with the study, diagnosis and prevention of mental illness: concern with nervous system

Psychiatry and neurology

19

Deals with radioactive substances in relation to prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases including x-rays and radioactive isotopes

Radiology

20

Deals with treatment of diseases by operative procedures

Surgery

21

Surgery involving rib cage and structures in the rib cage

Thoracic Surgery

22

Deals with the urinary tract

Urology