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.
Child Psychiatry is a medical specialty, which aims to study the mental development of children and adolescents.
Learning Difficulties. When something is not quite right children and young people prefer school to exteriorize their frustrations.
Gastrenterology comes from the Greek gastro (stomach) + entero (intestines) and is a (non-surgical) medical specialty that involves the study, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive system.
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).
The Private Hospital has been throughout its history been an advanced health unit in the Algarve. Now it has decided to face a new challenge: the control of Morbid Obesity.
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.
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.
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.
In Sleep Apnea, the patient stops breathing for a few seconds (apnea) and can only start breathing again after his sleep is interrupted (of which he may or may not be consciously aware), usually followed by a strong snoring.