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Medical Specialists

To provide you with comprehensive care, Meritus Medical Group includes specialists trained in a specific medical specialty. Our physicians have complete advanced education and clinical training in specific areas of medicine to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver exceptional medical care.

Endocrinology.

An endocrinologist is an internist who concentrates on disorders of the endocrine glands such as the thyroid and adrenal glands and treats conditions such as obesity, diabetes, hyperlipidemias, thyroid disease and other related disorders.

Gastroenterology.

A gastroenterologist is an internist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive organs including the esophagus, stomach, bowels, liver, pancreas and gallbladder. This specialist treats conditions such as abdominal pain, ulcers, diarrhea, cancer and jaundice.

Gynecological Oncology

A subspecialty of obstetrics and gynecology. A gynecological oncologist diagnoses and treats cancers of the reproductive tract including the cervix, ovaries, uterus, vagina and vulvar.

Infectious Disease

The subspecialty of internal medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of communicable diseases. Infectious disease specialists focus on the prevention and management of disorders caused by viral, bacterial, fungal and parasitic infections as well as the overuse of broad-spectrum antibiotics and drug resistance.

Obstetrics/Gynecology

A specialty focused on the care of women before, during and after childbirth. OB/GYN physicians also diagnose and treat disorders of the female reproductive system, breasts and other associated disorders. OB/GYNs care for women early in their reproductive years through post-menopause.

Oncology

The area of medicine focused on the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Working as a team to provide cancer care, the three main types of oncologists include medical, surgical and radiation oncologists.

Pain Management.

A pain management specialist is a physician with special training in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of pain including acute pain, chronic pain and cancer pain. Pain management physicians understand the physiology of pain and can evaluate patients with complicated pain problems, conduct specialized tests for diagnosing painful conditions, prescribe appropriate medications and perform procedures to treat pain.

Surgery.

Surgeons are responsible for the preoperative diagnosis of the patient, for performing the operation and for providing the patient with postoperative surgical care and treatment. General surgeons have knowledge and familiarity with a broad spectrum of diseases.

Sources: Association of American Medical Colleges, Society of Gynecologic Oncology, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management, American College of Surgeons.

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