Cardiologists specialize in diseases of the heart, lungs, and blood vessels, and manage complex cardiac conditions such as heart attacks and life-threatening abnormal heart beat rhythms. Cardiologists also perform complicated diagnostic procedures such as cardiac catheterization and consult with surgeons on heart surgery.
Ear, Nose, and Throat Services
Physicians specializing in otolaryngology are called otolaryngologists or by the nickname “ENTs” and often treat children with persistent ear, nose, and throat conditions, which can often times include surgery. Adult patients often seek treatment from an otolaryngologist for sinus infections, age-related hearing loss, and cancers of these regions.
A nephrologist is a physician who specializes in kidney care and treating diseases of the kidneys. Nephrologists are educated in internal medicine and undergo more specialized training to treat patients with kidney related diseases.
Neurosurgery is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system.
OBGYN’s specialize in women’s reproductive health. A few of the procedures offered through our specialty clinic include:
- Uterine ablation (for dysfunctional uterine bleeding)
- Laparoscopic hysterectomy (removal of uterus and possible ovaries)
- Cystoscopy (scope of the urinary bladder)
- TOT sling (sling for urinary incontinence)
Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, physiology, and diseases of the eye. Cataract Surgery and Blephs (eye lid lift), are 2 procedures that can be performed at BCH.
Orthopedics is a branch of medicine concerned with conditions involving the skeletal system and associated muscles, joints, and ligaments.
Podiatry, or podiatric medicine, is a branch of medicine devoted to the study of diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle, and lower extremities.
Pulmonology is the medical specialty dealing with diseases involving the respiratory system. Pulmonology is considered a branch of internal medicine and is related to intensive care medicine. It often involves managing patients who need life support and mechanical ventilation.
Pulmonologists are specially trained in diseases and conditions of the chest, particularly pneumonia, asthma, tuberculosis, emphysema, and complicated chest infections.