NY Workers’ Compensation Doctors Directory By Specialty [2020]

NY Workers Comp Doctor Specialty

ALLERGY/IMMUNOLOGY  

Doctors that work with allergy and immunology are referred to as allergists. They are responsible for treating conditions related to allergies, autoimmune responses, systemic diseases, and stem cell or organ transplantations. Learn More

ANATOMIC PATHOLOGY  

Anatomic Pathology is the study of the tissues, organs, and potential tumors in the body. It concentrates on treating and diagnosing disease. Generally, this type of medicine uses a “molecular” examination, which means examining a piece of the body on a microscopic, cellular level. Tissu... Learn More

ANESTHESIOLOGY  

If you have ever had surgery, you have been cared for by an anesthesiologist. This type of healthcare provider is skilled in using anesthesia to diminish control and awareness for medical pr... Learn More

CARDIOLOGY  

Cardiologists are physicians that specialize in problems with the heart and the vessels that carry blood in the body. These specialty healthcare providers emphasize prevention and treatment to decrease or diminish cardiovascular diseases that can affect both the heart and the vessels. Cardio... Learn More

CHIROPRACTIC  

Chiropractors primarily provide treatment to improve mobility in different joints of the body and relieve pain. They use hands-on techniques to deliver adjustments, give education on exercises to perform... Learn More

CLINICAL PATHOLOGY  

Clinical pathology relates to anatomical pathology in that they both assist in the diagnosis of diseases. Clinical pathology uses lab results from bodily fluids for a diagnosis. The most common specimens assessed by clinical pathologists are blood, urine, and sputum (phlegm). As a patient, y... Learn More

CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE  

Also referred to as intensive care medicine, this branch of medicine is vital for emergency and life-threatening conditions. Most times, critical care medicine is practiced in Intensive Care Units (ICU) in a hospital. Criti... Learn More

CYTOPATHOLOGY  

Cytopathology is the study and examination of cells from the body. It is used to assist in diagnosing and finding the cause of disease. Cytopathologists obtain the cells from the body by way of scraping, washing, or sponging the surface. Most commonly known, the Pap test was the first cytopatho... Learn More

DERMATOLOGY  

The study, diagnosis, and treatment of the skin, hair, and nails is dermatology. A dermatologist’s day to day job can range from treating disorders, diseases, and cancers of the skin, as well as cosmetic and aging conditions. Because the skin is the largest organ of the body and presents with... Learn More

DERMATOPATHOLOGY  

Like a dermatologist, dermatopathology diagnoses conditions of the skin. However, a dermatopathologist studies the skin on a cellular level, with the use of a microscope to examine for disease based on the appearance and behavior of the cells. Generally referred to as a skin biopsy, a skin samp... Learn More

EMERGENCY MEDICINE  

Unexpected and accidental emergencies are treated by those health care professionals that work in emergency medicine. Persons requiring immediate medical attention are taken to the emergency department where emergency medical professionals respond to their current illness or Learn More

ENDOCRINOLOGY  

Endocrinology refers to medicine regarding endocrine glands and hormone imbalances in the body. Endocrinologists educate and treat persons with diabetes and metabolic disorders. Hormones vary in function, including growth and development, sensory, reproduction, and more. When there are disorder... Learn More

FAMILY PRACTICE  

Family Practice is also known as Family Medicine is a medical specialty that provides complete and continuing health care of an individual or family. The focus of family practice is the treatment for all diseases, both sexes, and all age groups.  The doctor that focuses on Family Practice i... Learn More

GASTROENTEROLOGY  

Gastroenterology is a branch of medicine that focuses on the disorders of the digestive system.  The doctor that specializes in gastroenterology is a gastroenterologist. Some of the common tests that gastroenterologists use to diagnose digestive disorders are a colonoscopy (flexible camera ... Learn More

GENERAL PRACTICE  

General Practice is a medical profession that treats acute and chronic conditions and provides preventative care and education to individuals. General practice medicine is very similar to family practice.  General practice is more focused on the treatment of conditions, whereas the family p... Learn More

HAND SURGERY  

Hand surgery is a subspecialty of orthopedic surgery.  Hand surgery mainly deals with the hand, wrist, and forearm. Occasionally it deals with problems of the elbow and shoulder.  The medical doctor t... Learn More

HEMATOLOGY  

Hematology is a branch of internal medicine that focuses on causes, treatments, and prevention of blood diseases.  This field is also known as Haematology.  The medical doctor that practices Hematology is known as Hematologist.  The blood consists of many components such as cells, hemoglobin... Learn More

INFECTIOUS DISEASES  

Infectious Disease is a medical specialty that focuses on the diagnosis, control, and treatment of infections.  The medical doctor that specializes in infectious disease is referred to as an infectious disease specialist or infectologist.  They treat a variety of conditions and diseases.  So... Learn More

INTERNAL MEDICINE  

Internal Medicine is a field of medical practice that focuses on preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease in adults. The difference in Internal medicine and general or family medicine is that internal medicine focuses on adults, whereas the general and family treat all ages.  The medica... Learn More

MEDICAL ONCOLOGY  

Medical oncology is a branch of medicine that focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer in adults. The doctor that is trained in medical oncology is known as a medical oncologist.  Some common conditions treated by a medical oncologist are lymphoma, cancerous tumors, blo... Learn More

MEDICAL TOXICOLOGY  

Medical Toxicology is a branch of medicine that is focused on evaluation, monitoring, preventing, treating, of injury or illness caused by toxic exposure. The medical doctor that specializes in toxicology is medical toxicology.  The toxic exposure can come from medications, occupational tox... Learn More

NEPHROLOGY  

Nephrology is a medical specialty that focuses on the kidneys. The doctor that specializes in nephrology is a nephrologist.  They deal with the normal and abnormal function of the kidneys as well as kidney disease and its treatment.  They also encourage the preservation of kidney health. ... Learn More

NEUROLOGY  

Neurology is a branch of medicine that focuses on disorders of the nervous system. The nervous system of a human is made up of two main parts.  The CNS (central nervous system) and the PNS (peripheral nervous system).  The CNS consists of the brain and the spinal cord. The PNS is mainly ma... Learn More

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative M  

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine And Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine is a medical specialty in osteopathic and chiropractic medicine. Their focus is diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal and related neurological problems.  The doctor that specializes in this area is known as a chiropractic... Learn More

NEUROPATHOLOGY  

Neuropathology is the study of the tissues of the nervous system. The medical doctor that specializes in neuropathology is known as a neuropathologist. They focus on diseases of the brain and nervous system. They usually study small biopsies of the brain or whole-body autopsies.  Their fie... Learn More

NEURORADIOLOGY  

Neuroradiology is a subspecialty of radiology.  It is focused on the diagnosis and of conditions of the central and peripheral nervous systems. The medical doctor that specializes in neuroradiology is a neuroradiologist. Diagnosing conditions of the CNS(central nervous system) and PNS (peri... Learn More

NUCLEAR MEDICINE  

Nuclear medicine is a medical specialty that involves the use of radioactive substances to diagnose and treat diseases.  Nuclear medicine deals with individuals taking radiopharmaceuticals(a radioactive isotope) by mouth or by IV than a gamma camera takes an image from the radiation the radiop... Learn More

OBSTERICS/GYNECOLOGY  

Obstetrics/Gynecology is a medical specialty that combined two subspecialties. It combines Obstetrics (dealing with pregnancy, childbirth, and post-childbirth) and gynecology (dealing with the health of the female reproductive system). Medical doctors that specialize in obstetrics/gynecolog... Learn More

OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE  

Occupational medicine is a branch of medicine focused on maintaining physical and mental health in the workplace.  The medical doctor that specializes in occupational medicine is known as an occupational ... Learn More

OPHTHALMOLOGY  

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders with the eye.  The medical doctor that specializes in ophthalmology is an ophthalmologist. Some common conditions that they treat are cataracts, blurred vision, glaucoma, and diabetic ... Learn More

ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY  

Orthopedic surgery is a branch of surgical medicine that deals with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system.  The medical doctor that specializes in orthopedic surgery is an orthopedic surgeon. The use of surgical a... Learn More

OTOLARYNGOLOGY  

Otolaryngology is a surgical subspecialty in medicine that focuses on medical and surgical management of conditions of the head and neck.  The medical doctor that specializes in otolaryngology is an otolaryngologist. Some common conditions they treat are ear infections, hearing loss, sinusi... Learn More

PAIN MANAGEMENT  

Pain Management is a branch of medicine that focuses on easing the suffering and improving the quality of life for individuals with chronic pain.  Pain management is also referred to as pain medicine, pain... Learn More

PATHOLOGY  

Pathology is the branch of medicine that focuses on the cause and effect of the disease.  This branch typically deals with the examination of body tissues using laboratory techniques for diagnosis and forensic purposes.  The medical doctor that specializes in this field is known as a patholog... Learn More

PEDIATRICS  

Pediatrics is a branch of medicine that focuses on infants, children, and teens.  The medical doctor who specializes in pediatrics is a pediatrician.  Some common conditions treated by a pediatrician are flu, ear and throat infections, minor injuries, rash, diarrhea, and genetic disorders, to... Learn More

PLASTIC SURGERY  

Plastic surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on reconstruction, restoration, or alteration of the body.  The medical doctor that specializes in plastic surgery is known as a plastic surgeon. The field of plastic surgery was born out of necessity with injuries related to war. Some co... Learn More

PODIATRY  

Podiatry is a medical specialty that focuses on disease and conditions related to the foot, ankle, and lower extremities.  The medical doctor that specializes in podiatry is a podiatrist.  Some common conditions treated by a podiatrist are fractures and sprains of the feet and Learn More

PSYCHIATRY  

Psychiatry is a branch of medicine that focuses on mental health. A doctor that practices Psychiatry is known as a Psychiatrist.  A Psychiatrist is a medical doctor that treats mental, behavior, and emotional prob... Learn More

PSYCHOLOGY  

Psychology is a science that studies mental activity and behavior, then compares the two.  A Psychologist is a person that is professionally trained and licensed to study the mind and behavior. Unlike a Psychiatrist, the psych... Learn More

PUBLIC HEALTH  

Public Health is a medical specialty very similar to preventive medicine.  Public health focuses on Encouraging health, disease prevention, managing the health of a population or community. They also focus on preventing disease and health issues instead of treating conditions after they ... Learn More

PULMONARY DISEASES  

Pulmonary disease is a medical specialty that focuses on the diseases that affect the respiratory system. A doctor that specializes in conditions that affect the lungs is known as a Pulmonologist.  They are trained to diagnose and treat conditions and diseases that affect all the organs and... Learn More

PULMONOLOGY  

Pulmonology is a medical specialty that deals with the diseases of the pulmonary system also known as the respiratory system. Pulmonology is the study of Pulmonary disease and practiced by a Pulmonologist.  Pulmonologists use tests to diagnose respiratory conditions and diseases. Blood t... Learn More

RADIATION ONCOLOGY  

Radiation Oncology is a medical specialty that uses ionizing radiation to treat cancer.  The radiation is controlled radiation meaning it can be precisely directed to the needed location.  The radiation is used to either cure or treat pain and symptoms of cancer. A Radiation Oncologist is ... Learn More

RADIOLOGY  

Radiology is a medical specialty that uses imagery to treat and diagnose medical conditions. The term radiology is an older term used when the x-ray was the only technique used for obtaining imagery for identifying problems. There have been advancements in imaging techniques used in this fie... Learn More

RHEUMATOLOGY  

Rheumatology is a branch of medicine that diagnoses and treats rheumatic diseases. Rheumatic diseases are conditions characterized by pain and inflammation in the muscles, joints, and tissues. A medical doctor that specializes in Rheumatology is called a Rheumatologist. Rheumatologist dia... Learn More

SPORTS MEDICINE  

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SURGERY  

Surgery is a medical specialty that uses operative and instrumental techniques to investigate and treat injury or disease.  Surgery is a broad category with 14 surgical specialties recognized by the American College of Surgeons. Cardiothoracic, colon and rectal, general, gynecological, obst... Learn More

UROLOGY  

Urology is the branch of medicine that focuses on the disorders and conditions of the urinary system. The urinary system consists of the kidneys, bladder, ureters, and urethra. The medical doctor that focuses on urology is a urologist. Some conditions that urologists treat are urinary tract... Learn More