Health Care Careers List - List of Jobs in The Medical Field

Medical specialists are medical professionals who have knowledge, education, and training in a particular field of medicine.
In the following lists are presented some types of medical specialists and their areas of expertise.

List of medical careers

Allergist 

Area of expertise: Treatment of allergies

Anesthesiologist 

Area of expertise: Administration of anesthetics for surgery

Cardiologist 

Area of expertise: Diseases of the heart and circulatory system

Pulmonary Specialist

Area of expertise: Diseases of the lungs and chest

Dermatologist

Area of expertise: Diseases of skin, hair, and nails

Emergency Medicine Specialist

Area of expertise: Emergency treatment of acute illnesses and injuries

Epidemiologist

Area of expertise: Causes, transmission, and control of infectious diseases

Family Physician

Area of expertise: Ongoing health care for persons of all ages

Gastroenterologist

Area of expertise: Diseases of the digestive system

General Surgeon

Area of expertise: Surgical treatment of diseases of the abdomen, breast, and other areas

Gynecologist

Area of expertise: Diseases of the female reproductive organs

Hematologist

Area of expertise: Diseases of the blood, bone marrow, and lymph tissues

Internist

Area of expertise: Nonsurgical treatment of diseases of the internal organs

Nephrologist

Area of expertise: Diseases of the kidney

Neurologist

Area of expertise: Diseases of the brain and nervous system

Neurosurgeon

Area of expertise: Surgical treatment of diseases of the brain and spinal cord 

Obstetrician

Area of expertise: Health care for pregnancy, labor, and childbirth

Oncologist 

Area of expertise: Treatment of cancer

Ophthalmologist

Area of expertise: Diseases of the eye

Orthopedist 

Area of expertise: Diseases of the bones, joints, and muscles

Otolaryngologist 

Area of expertise: Diseases of the ear, nose, throat, and neck

Pathologist

Area of expertise: Study of biopsy specimens and body fluids

Pediatrician

Area of expertise: Health care of infants, children, and adolescents

Physiatrist 

Area of expertise: Rehabilitation of patients following illness or injury

Plastic Surgeon

Area of expertise: Cosmetic surgery and surgical reconstruction

Podiatrist

Area of expertise: Disorders of the foot

Proctologist

Area of expertise: Diseases of the anus, rectum, and colon

Psychiatrist

Area of expertise: Treatment of mental disorders

Radiologist

Area of expertise: Study of X ray and ultrasound

Rheumatologist

Area of expertise: Treatment of rheumatic diseases

Urologist

Area of expertise: Diseases of the urinary tract and the male reproductive organs

Vascular Surgeon

Area of expertise: Surgical treatment of diseases of blood vessels