This branch of medicine focuses on pain relief during and after surgery. These physicians help evaluate and manage pain, and work with the team of physicians and nurses to provide comprehensive care.
Hearing loss is the third most common health problem for Americans, affecting almost 30 million people of all ages. The first step in seeking help with a hearing problem, especially for the first time, is consultation with an Otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose and Throat physician) and a thorough clinical hearing evaluation by an Audiologist. Audiologists are hearing health care professionals who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of hearing and balance disorders.
Your overall health consists of many areas that require ongoing attention and nurturing including your body, your mind, and your spirit. Depression and anxiety, two of the most common emotional forms of distress are highly treatable and should be included in your treatment plan. If you have good emotional health, it can speed up recovery and boost your immune system.
Our physicians are devoted to providing the best care for the patient suffering from diseases and disorders of the colon, rectum and anus. From screening and diagnosis to procedure and recovery, our professionals lead the way in technology and customer service.
Understanding conditions related to the heart and blood vessels can be life-saving. When diagnosed early, cardiovascular disease can be treated and managed very effectively. With education and encouragement, patients can make life style changes that prevent many problems from occurring. The department sees and manages the full spectrum of cardiovascular conditions, including coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, valve disorders, congenital heart disease, hypertension, peripheral vascular disease, aortic disease and aneurysms, and pacemaker/defibrillators. They work closely with primary care physicians and other specialists, nutritionists, and nursing staff to provide personalized, comprehensive care.
Unlike other organs, your skin almost always tells you when something's wrong. Be it a pimple, a rash or an infection, your skin is important. More important is that you examine it. Something that might look benign could, in fact, be something more serious. Dermatologists treat skin conditions ranging from simple blisters and rashes to psoriasis, eczema, plus life-threatening diseases and infections.
Endocrinologists care for patients with hormone conditions. By working across multiple disciplines, doctors can provide leading-edge comprehensive care. Conditions range from sleep and digestion to reproduction and sensory perception. Endocrinology deals with diseases, development, and psychological and behavioral activities associated with the endocrine system.
Bunions. Bone spurs. Flat feet. Ankle or foot trauma and arthritis. Tendonitis. These and other conditions can be painful, if not debilitating. Indeed, without good mobility, even daily chores are a challenge. Fortunately, the Podiatrists are the most up-to-date to treat these conditions and more.
This specialty provides clinical services related to the diseases of the digestive tract, liver and pancreas. We offer expertise in each condition of the gastrointestinal system. The gastrointestinal tract includes organs from the mouth to anus.
A Gynecologist is a physician specializing in women's health and the issues concerning her reproductive system. A Gynecologist performs surgeries and procedures on the vulva, uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries as well as addresses a woman's healthcare needs in an office setting. The Gynecologists at The Portland Clinic are all board certified in both Gynecology and Obstetrics but have chosen to specialize in only the area of Gynecology to enable them to focus on the needs of their patients outside of pregnancy.
This field deals with both surgical and non-surgical treatment of conditions and problems that may take place in the hand or upper extremity including injury and infection. Hand surgery combines techniques from orthopaedics, plastic surgery, general surgery, neurosurgery, vascular and microvascular surgery and psychiatry.
This discipline covers the study of blood, blood-forming organs, and blood diseases. Hematology includes the study of etiology, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, and prevention of blood diseases that affect the production of blood and its components. Through superior clinical care and cutting-edge research, our physicians provide patients with the individualized treatment they need.
Care for patients in all disease stages, including those undergoing treatment for curable illnesses and those living with chronic diseases, as well as patients who are nearing the end of life.
Interventional Pain Consultants provide comprehensive and interventional pain treatment for all types of pain-related cases ranging from neck and back pain, herniated discs, nerve pain, failed back surgeries, complex pain syndrome, arthritis, neuromuscular disease, and other common afflictions affecting more than 65 million Americans.
Manual medicine is a specialty that deals with the musculoskeletal system, especially relating to the spine. Muscle pains and spasms occur from many different causes such as sporting injuries, car accidents, over-activity or even just a crick in the neck from poor sleep posture. In manual medicine, the doctor uses a variety of manipulation techniques, applied most often with the hands, to decrease the muscle spasm and tension and correct the joint derangements.
Maxillofacial surgery is surgery to treat many diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral (mouth) and maxillofacial (jaws and face) region.
The kidneys are the body's filter system. Without them, a variety of proteins, dead cells and other flotsam and jetsam would overrun our bloodstreams. You see why healthy kidneys are so very important, and Nephrologists are the doctors who specialize in diagnosing and treating all manner of kidney problems, ranging from diabetes, polycystic kidneys, electrolyte disorders and anything that inhibits normal kidney function. The Nephrologists at The Portland Clinic have decades of experience and maintain professionalism of the highest order through continuing education and accreditation.
The brain is the most complicated organ. Indeed it might be the most complicated thing in the universe, with billions of cells and the responsibility for controlling everything that we think and do. Neurologists diagnose and treat of all types of diseases and impairment of the brain, spinal cord, the autonomic nervous system, as well as the blood vessels and muscles that relate to these structures.
Neurosurgery is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system.
This branch of medicine focuses of the care of women throughout pregnancy, including before, during, and after birth. Health professionals in obstetrics are committed to giving comprehensive care during this important time. Working within a community of health professionals allow to women to get the most complete care that they need during and after pregnancy.
An Ophthalmologist is a medical doctor who screens, diagnoses, and who treats eye conditions and diseases. From prescribing glasses prescriptions to performing necessary surgeries, our comprehensive Ophthalmologists will manage your eye care as if your eyes were their own. No matter what your eye problem might be, it's our vision is to give you the best eyesight possible.
The musculoskeletal system may become injured from any number of causes, including accidents, sports-related injuries, aging or problems may arise from congenital causes. We are committed to staying on the leading edge of orthopedic medicine and our team is dedicated to utilizing the latest technology and research to speed your recovery.
An Otolaryngologist is an ear, nose and throat doctor, an ENT. Like few other body parts, these are intimately linked - through sinus passages, muscles and proximity. That's why it's important that a specialist diagnosis and/or treat conditions ranging from hearing loss and chronic sinus blockage to nasal deformities, balance disorders and even speech impediments. Otolaryngologists offer a wide-range of treatments for conditions of the ear, nose, and throat. They are also often consulted for conditions of the head and neck.
Also known as Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physiatry is a branch of medicine that aims to enhance and restore function ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities. Physiatrists specialize in resorting optimal function to people with injuries to the muscles, bones, tissues, and nervous system.
The branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of disease by physical means such as manipulation, heat, electricity, or radiation, rather than by medication or surgery.
Physical therapy is the treatment of disease, injury, or deformity by physical methods such as massage, heat treatment, and exercise rather than by drugs or surgery.
Plastic surgery is the process of reconstructing or repairing parts of the body, especially by the transfer of tissue, either in the treatment of injury or for cosmetic reasons.
The study and treatment of mental illness, emotional disturbance, and abnormal behavior.
Retina surgery is used to treat the various types of retinal detachment.
When you suffer from a rheumatologic condition — whether it’s arthritis, fibromyalgia, vasculitis, or other musculoskeletal disease — you know what it’s like to deal with chronic pain. Dealing with a chronic condition is exhausting; we partner with you to manage your disease. It is a pleasure to establish long-term relationships with our patients — and even more so to keep you healthy.
We know that athletic injuries come with a host of unique questions and issues. You want to know if your injury or medical condition will put you on the sidelines. We understand that you need to plan your training program and everyone involved needs to know when you will be able to compete. This requires more than just an x-ray and some bandages—you need quick access to a complete medical team that truly understands today’s athlete. We are devoted to staying on the leading edge of sports medicine and to help you reach your personal best and maximize your performance.
This discipline requires a broad knowledge of a broad spectrum of diseases that may need surgical treatment. General surgery includes treatment of the Alimentary Tract, the abdomen and its contents, soft tissue, the endocrine system, solid organ transplantation, pediatric surgery, surgical critical care, surgical oncology, trauma/burns and emergency surgery, and vascular surgery.
Urology is the branch of medicine and physiology concerned with the function and disorders of the urinary system.
Interventional radiology (abbreviated IR or VIR for Vascular and Interventional Radiology, also referred to as Surgical Radiology) is a medical sub-specialty of radiology which utilizes minimally invasive image-guided procedures to diagnose and treat diseases in nearly every organ system.
Venous diseases are common disorders that involve the flow of blood in the veins.