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Different Fields of Medicine

Different Fields of Medicine

There are different fields of medicine that help heal humans. The following CareerStint article will discuss and help answer the question on medical courses, in minds of many aspiring doctors.
CareerStint Staff
Restoration of health, prevention and treatment of disease or illness comes under the field of medicine. Humans have practiced medicine since time immemorial, but it was an act carried out by alchemists and traditional healers who helped cure diseases.
With time, men started to understand science and developed scientific medicine to cure people. With time different fields of medicine developed, that some individuals specialize in. There are different careers in the medical field. Those interested in the art of healing, medicine, can find some answers in the following list.
The Specialties
There are different fields that have a different nature of work, require different training. There are many students who often want to know more about types of doctors and what they do. The table below will enlist the kinds of doctors. You can choose from either of the following fields as a career. Different fields require different educational qualifications and knowledge related to the medical field.
List of Different Fields of Medicine
Allergists or Immunologist
Acupuncture
Addiction Medicine
Adolescent Medicine
Aerospace Medicine
Allergy/Immunology
Anesthesiology
Audiologist
Bariatrician
Cardiologist
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardio Thoracic Surgeon
Cardiovascular Disease Physician
Cardiovascular Surgeon
Chiropractic
Clinical Laboratory
Immunologist
Clinical Pathologist
Cosmetic Surgery
Colon/Rectal Surgeon
Critical Care Medicine
Cytopathology
Dermatology
Dermatopathology
Diabetes Speciality
Diagnostic Radiology
Dentist
Emergency Medical Technician
Emergency Medical Doctor
Endocrinology
Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiologist
Family Practice
Gastroenterology
General Practice
General Surgery
Genetics
Geriatrics
Gynecology Oncologist
Hand Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Hematology Oncologist
Hepatology
Holistic Medicine Hospitalist
Immunology
Infectious Disease
Internal Medicine
Interventional Cardiology
Legal Medicine
Medical Oncology
Medical Toxicology
Neonatology
Nephrology
Neurology
Neuroradiology
Nephrologist
Neurosurgery
Neurologist
Nuclear Cardiology
Nuclear Medicine
Ophthalmologist
Optometrist
Oncologist
Orthopedics
Otolaryngology specialist
Other specialization
Nutritionist
Pediatricians
Psychiatrist
Psychologists
Rheumatology
Veterinarians
Urologist
Best Fields of Medicine
There are a few best fields that earn the title, highest paying jobs in America. Some of these fields are as follows:
  • Cardiac Surgeon
    These are doctors who diagnose and treat various heart diseases as well as blood vessel problems related to the heart. This is one of the best paying jobs around and earn a cool average of $600K or more annually.
  • Neurosurgeon
    The doctor that provides the patient with operative as well as non-operative management related to the central, peripheral and autonomic nervous system are called neurosurgeons. These doctors earn about $550K annually.
  • Vascular Surgeon
    Those doctors who treat disorders of the blood vessels surgically are called vascular surgeons. They earn $400K or more.
  • Orthopedic Surgeon
    An orthopedic surgeon carries out preservation or restoration of the form and function of the bodies extremities, spine and associated bones though surgical, medical and physical means. They are just under the vascular surgeons earning about $390K annually.
  • Radiologist
    Doctors that use radioactive equipment like X-rays, CT scans etc. to diagnose and treat medical problems are called radiologist. They earn a nice sum of about $300K or more annually.
This was some information related to medical field career list. There are different fields of medicine and you can choose a medical job that suits your career needs. Hope the above paragraphs have helped answer what are the fields in medicine in a short and simple way.