The first unit in the Algarve and indeed in the southern region of the country to have Interventional Cardiology was the Hospital Particular do Algarve in Alvor. Cardiovascular diseases remain the leading cause of death or disability in Portugal.
Dermatology is the medical specialty that diagnoses and surgically treats the largest human organ - the skin.
This Medical Specialty deals with the study, diagnosis and treatment of diseases susceptible to surgical procedures.
Neurology is the medical specialty that studies diseases of the Nervous System (brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscle).
A neuropsicologia cognitiva estuda o modo como alterações ao nível do cérebro (traumáticas ou de desenvolvimento) poderão modificar o comportamento e as capacidades cognitivas.
The Neurosurgery is a medical specialty that involves the diagnosis and surgical treatment of diseases of the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord), surrounding areas (scalp and spine) and peripheral nerves.
Ophthalmology is the specialty that deals with all diseases related to the eyes and surrounding area. Ophthalmology uses various means of treatment , medical, pharmaceutical and surgical techniques.
Orthopedics is a surgical specialty that studies and treats pathology of the musculoskeletal system, bones, muscles and joints, from where the spinal column and the head is excluded.
Paediatric rehabilitation is centred on the child and family, in the prevention, in the re-education to enable the child to regain health and become socially active.
Paediatrics is the medical specialty dedicated to the care of children and adolescents, in all aspects of preventive and curative medicine.
Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (Physiatry) is the medical specialty responsible for the evaluation and organization of the Rehabilitation Program of individuals with disabling conditions and co -morbidities in all age groups.
The object of Plastic Surgery is the reconstruction of a part of the human body, for medical or cosmetic reasons. Plastic Surgery includes Cosmetic Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery.
Plastic Reconstructive Surgery is used to repair or rebuild an area of skin and the underlying tissue that has been damaged or destroyed by an accident, illness, congenital anomaly or has been modified due to ageing.
Podiatry is the medical science that studies the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of problems to do with the feet and their repercussions to the human body.
Psychiatry is the medical specialty that studies mental illness. Mental illness can cause various behaviour alterations: mood, emotions, feelings, thoughts, perception of reality, sleep, memory, sexual function, etc.
Clinical Psychology includes prevention, promotion and treatment on an individual, in the search for a better understanding of an individual’s thoughts, feeling and behaviour.
Senology is a specialty that studies diseases of the breast be it benign or malignant, in males or females, of all ages.