Medical Matching Game

From head to toe, the medical field is full of long, obscure names. Medical terminology is derived from the Latin and Greek languages. The root of the word expresses the meaning of each term.

Can you match the doctor with their speciality?


Anesthesiologist
Cardiologist
Dermatologist
Endocrinologist
Gastroenterologist
Hematologist
Immunologist
Nephrologist
Neurologist
Gynecologist
Oncologist
Ophthalmologist
Otolaryngologist
Psychiatrist
Pulmonologist
Radiologist
Rheumatologist
Urologist


  1. Male and female urinary tract, as well as the male reproductive system
  2. Kidney care including kidney disease, renal failure, diabetes, kidney stones, lupus, and hypertension
  3. Organs related to breathing, such as the lungs and heart
  4. Also known as an ear, nose, and throat doctor
  5. Conditions of the nerves, spine, and brain (epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, strokes, and migraines)
  6. Cancer and cancer symptoms
  7. Autoimmune diseases that affect the bones, joints, and muscles
  8. Hair, skin, and nails
  9. Vision and eye care
  10. Preventative care and disease management for female health conditions
  11. Heart, blood vessels, and circulatory system
  12. Hormone conditions including diabetes, thyroid conditions, infertility, growth problems in children, and hormone imbalances
  13. The digestive system and problems related to the esophagus, pancreas, stomach, liver, small intestine, colon, and gallbladder
  14. Mental health conditions
  15. Diagnoses and treats medical conditions using medical imaging
  16. A person’s well-being before, during, and after a surgery via pain medicine, relaxation medication, and putting someone to sleep
  17. Allergy-related conditions
  18. Blood, spleen, and lymph gland diseases including sickle cell disease and leukemia

ANSWER KEY

Anesthesiologist—16
Cardiologist—11
Dermatologist—8
Endocrinologist—12
Gastroenterologist—13
Hematologist—18
Immunologist—17
Nephrologist—2
Neurologist—5
Gynecologist—10
Oncologist—6
Ophthalmologist—9
Otolaryngologist—4
Psychiatrist—14
Pulmonologist—3
Radiologist—15
Rheumatologist—7
Urologist—1


 

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