Primary Care providers prioritize prevention, early diagnosis, and treatment of chronic health illnesses, which are key to physical, psychological, and social well-being.
Cardiologists treat heart conditions, including hypertension, heart disease, heart failure, abnormal heart rhythm and heart valve problems.
Hematologists treat blood abnormalities in white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets such as blood clots and excessive bleeding.
Interventional radiologists provide appropriate image recommendations, minor in-clinic procedures, and route patients with more serious issues to the appropriate specialty provider.
Infections are common and can be very serious. Emphasis is placed on prevention, appropriate diagnosis and judicious use of antibiotics.
Mental Health / Psychiatry
Mental health professionals treat issues like anxiety, stress, depression, schizophrenia, substance use, autism, trauma, and bipolar disorder.
Neurologists treat issues like dementia, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, myopathy, neuropathy, numbness, seizures, and strokes.
Pharmacists answer questions and offer clinical advice on prescription and over-the-counter medicines, as well as administer immunizations.
A medical oncologist is the main healthcare provider for someone with cancer, helping them understand their diagnosis and treatment options.