Areas of Medical Practice

Areas of Medical Practice

Medicine requires a large professional vocabulary. Be prepared to learn Medical Spanish by “Direct Knowing,” not by translating “Spanish into English.”

Look at this list of medical specialties. Imagine the vocabulary of each specialty.

• Accident and Emergency Medicine
• Allergology
• Anaesthetics
• Cardiology
• Child Psychiatry
• Dermatology
• Endocrinology
• Gastroenterology
• General Hematology
• General Practice
• General surgery
• Geriatrics
• Immunology
• Infectious diseases
• Internal medicine
• Neuro-psychiatry
• Neurology
• Nuclear medicine
• Obstetrics and Gynecology
• Occupational Medicine
• Ophthalmology
• Orthopaedics
• Otorhinolaryngology
• Paediatrics
• Pathology
• Pharmacology
• Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
• Plastic surgery
• Podiatric Surgery
• Psychiatry
• Public Health and Preventive Medicine
• Radiation Oncology
• Radiology
• Respiratory Medicine
• Rheumatology
• Tropical Medicine
• Urology
• Vascular Medicine