Specialist Names

Specialists that may be connected to your journey

  • Audiologist   is an expert in hearing, balance and related disorders.  They specialise in the evaluation, treatment and prevention of hearing impairments.    They will use a variety of tests to determine hearing function and to diagnose any hearing problems.  If necessary, an audiologist can also help fit a hearing aid.


  • Anaesthesiologist  is the medical specialist who deals with the provision of pain relief and looks after your child during and immediately following  surgical and diagnostic procedures.


  • Cardiologist      specialize in diseases of the heart, lungs, and blood vessels


  • Clinical Geneticist  is a specialist with training in genetics (the study of inherited conditions).  Clinical geneticists are able to diagnose genetic disorders, investigate them and assess risks to family members. Some counsel families directly and others work with genetic counsellors. Clinical geneticists provide information about disorders and their genetic background, and talk to families about the risk of developing disorders or passing them on to children. Clinical geneticists also provide follow-up and support.


  • Endocrinologist   concentrates on disorders that involve the endocrine system, a group of organs called glands such as the thyroid, pituitary, adrenal, ovaries, testes and pancreas.  These glands make hormones that control reproduction, metabolism and growth and development.   Endocrinologist also deals with disorders such as diabetes, metabolic and nutritional disorders, pituitary diseases, and menstrual and sexual problems.


  • Gastroenterlogist is a medical specialist concentrating on the digestive organs, including the stomach, bowels, liver and gallbladder.


  • Neurologist specialises in the diagnoisis and treatment of disorders and diseases affecting the nervous system.  This system includes the brain, spinal cord and nerves


  • Ophthalmologist  deals with comprehensive eye and vision care, including diagnosis, monitoring and surgical treatment of all eyelid an orbital problems affecting vision.  Not to be confused with an Optometrist


  • Optometrist is the experts concerned with the health of the eyes and related structures as well as vision, visual systems and vision information processing.  Where clinically necessary, optometrists prescribe spectacles, contact lenses and devices for the visually impaired.


  • Otorhinolaryngologist   (commonly known as a ENT or Ears, Noses and Throat specialist) is specialist dealing with medical and surgical treatment the ears, nose, and throat, and specializing in tonsil adenoid conditions, thyroid conditions, sleep disorders, nasal obstructive conditions, diseases of the ears, hearing loss, and balance disorders.


  • Paediatrician is the doctor concerned with the physical, emotional and social health of children from birth to young adulthood.  Pediatric care encompasses a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventative health care to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases.


  • Perinatologist  is the specialist dealing with the fetus and infant during the perinatal period.  the perinatal period begins with the twenty-eighth week of gestation and ends twenty-eight days after birth.


  • Psychologist  is concerned with diagnosing and treating diseases of the brain, emotional disturbances and behaviour problems.


  • Radiologist they help primary care physicians detect and diagnose disease and other issues.  Radiologists bring special training and expertise to the interpretation of x-ray images.  In addition to interpreting x-ray films, Radiologist use a variety of other modalities such as MRI, ultrasound, and nuclear medicine. 




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