Medical Specialty Areas

Find out what medical specialty areas are available at Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre.

Anaesthesiology

Anaesthesiology involves the administration of medication for the removal of the pain sensation temporarily to allow pat...

Cardiology

Cardiology is the branch of internal medicine that deals with the treatment of diseases that affect the heart and the bl...

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cardiothoracic surgery is the field of medicine involved in surgical treatment of diseases affecting organs inside the c...

Colorectal Surgery (Proctology)

Deals with the disorders of the rectum, anus and colon. Work closely with Urologists. Urology is the medical and surgica...

Dentistry

Dentistry is the branch of medicine that is involved in the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, dis...

Dermatology

Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases, a unique specialty with both medical and s...

Diagnostic Radiology

Diagnostic Radiology is the branch of medical science dealing with medical imaging.

Endocrinology

Diagnosis and treatment of disorders in the endocrine system (organs responsible for hormones production, eg. Pancreas, ...

Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine whereby the digestive system and its disorders are studied. Diseases affectin...

General Surgery

General Surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal organs, such as intestines including esophagus, stomac...

Geriatric Medicine

Health care for the elderly. Aims to prevent and treat diseases and disabilities in the elderly.

Haematology

Haematoloy is a branch of biology physiology, internal medicine, pathology, clinical laboratory work, and pediatrics tha...

Hand Surgery

Deals with both surgical and non-surgical treatment of conditions and problems that may take place in the hand or upper ...

Infectious Diseases

Also known as communicable diseases, transmissible diseases. Diagnosis and treatment of diseases caused by infective age...

Intensive Care Medicine

Intensive-care medicine or critical-care medicine is a branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and management of...

Internal Medicine

Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Espe...

Medical Oncology

Medicinal treatment of Cancer.

Neurology

Diseases affecting the brain, nervous system and spinal cord are usually diagnosed with a neurologic examination. This i...

Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorde...

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Often abbreviated to OB-GYN, OBG, O & G or Obs & Gynae. Deliver babies and deal with diseases of female reproduc...

Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eye. Both surgical (...

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Surgery perform to correct injuries, defects and disease in the head, neck, face, jaws, and the hard and soft tissues (r...

Orthopaedic Surgery

Branch of general surgery concerning with muscles and bones (skeleton) system. Use either or both surgical and/or non-su...

Otorhinolaryngology / Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Surgery

Deals with diagnosis and treatment of diseases concerning the ear, nose and throat (includes head and neck) eg. surgery ...

Paediatric Medicine

A branch of medicine that deals with medical care of infants, children and adolescence (age range from 0 – 16 years)

Paediatric Surgery

Paediatric Surgery is sub-specialty of surgery involving the surgery of fetuses, infants, children, adolescents, and you...

Palliative Medicine

Deals with providing care to relief patients of their suffering. Multidiscipline. Applies to diseases at all stages.

Plastic Surgery

Surgery perform to correct or restore form and function. Commonly associated with cosmetic or aesthetic surgery, but als...

Psychiatry

The medical study and treatment of mental disorders. (Eg. Schizophrenia and mental retardation.) Types of psychiatry tre...

Radiation Oncology

Also known as Radiation Therapy . Using radiation in the treatment / control of cancer (tumour) cells. Radiation is used...

Renal Medicine (Nephrology)

Study, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the kidneys. Deals with diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases such as...

Respiratory Medicine (Pneumology / Pulmonology)

Also known as chest medicine this field of internal medicine concerns with the studies and therapy of diseases of the re...

Rheumatology

A field of medicine that deals with diseased condition of the joints, muscles and bones. Treatment of such diseases incl...

Urology

Focus on the urinary tract of males and females. Involves either surgical or non-surgical procedures. Also focus on male...