Internal Medicine

Medical treatment of organs within your body using ways that don't involve surgery. A medico who specializes in internal medicine is referred to as an internist. Subspecialties of internal medicine include endocrinology (hormone disorders), cardiology (heart diseases), infectious diseases, hematology (blood disorders), nephrology (kidney diseases), gastroenterology (diseases of the gut), oncology (cancer), pulmonology (lung disorders), and rheumatology (arthritis and musculoskeletal disorders).