Other Specialities

Parkway Hospitals, Other Specialties

Anaesthesiology

Anaesthesiology is concerned with the perioperative care of patients before, during and after surgery. It involves administering medication by injection or inhalation to produce a loss of sensation in patients. This will allow medical and surgical procedures which cause intolerable pain to be undertaken.

Dentistry (Adults and Paediatric)

Dentistry evaluates, diagnoses, prevents, and treats diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity, maxillofacial area and associated parts.

Dermatology

Dermatology is the medical speciality concerned with diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases of the skin, hair, nails and oral cavity. Common skin diseases may include eczema, acne, psoriasis, viral warts, hair loss, bacterial and fungal infections, skin cancers, vitiligo and urticaria.

General Surgery

General Surgery is a surgical speciality that deals with the stomach, gallbladder, small intestine, large intestine (colon and rectum), spleen and appendix. Reasons for undergoing abdominal surgery include infection, obstruction, stones, tumours (benign or cancerous), trauma and inflammatory bowel disease.

Haematology (Blood)

Haematology is the study of cause, prognosis, treatment and prevention of diseases related to blood. Diseases may include blood clots, bleeding disorders and blood cancers.

Intensive Care Medicine

Intensive care medicine is the branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions which may involve life support and monitoring.

Palliative Care

Palliative care is focused on improving the quality of life of patients and their families facing problems associated with life-limiting illnesses. This can be achieved through the prevention of and relief from symptoms and pain, by early identification, assessment and treatment of pain and other physical, psychosocial and spiritual problems.

Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgery restores, reconstructs, or alters the human body. Reconstructive surgery includes scars and keloid treatment, breast and microtia reconstruction. There is also cosmetic surgery, which aims to improve the appearance of the body.

Psychiatry

Psychiatry is concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental, emotional and behavioral illnesses and disorders. They include various maladaptations related to moods, behaviours, cognitions, and perceptions.

Rheumatology

Rheumatology involves the diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic diseases, which cause chronic and intermittent pain affecting the joints or connective tissue.