Explanation of Medical and Surgical Specialties
Physicians are listed in this directory by clinical service or specialty. For additional information on a physician's training or certifications, call one of our Physician Referral nurses at 314-205-6060.
Dentists not only provide care for the teeth and gums, but also the muscles of the head, neck and jaw, the tongue, salivary glands, the nervous system of the head and neck and other areas.
Oral surgeons perform surgery and related procedures on the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial regions to treat diseases, injuries or defects.
Dermatologists diagnose and treat diseases and disorders of the skin, hair and nails. Acne, warts, rashes and skin cancer are among the more common conditions treated.