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  • noun A narrow field of study or work within a specialty, as pediatric dermatology or geriatric psychiatry.

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  • noun A specialty within a specialty.


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sub- +‎ specialty


  • This kind of subspecialty referral care will end with rationing.

    Hugh Hewitt's TownHall Blog

  • It is done by means of wait lists, especially for the most expensive services such as subspecialty surgery (open heart, joint replacement and similar procedures), complex imaging (CT and MRI) and expensive drugs. Headlines

  • Many patients with specific genetic conditions are evaluated through subspecialty clinics specific to their condition.

    Evaluation, counseling, follow-up care

  • Elective clinical activities may include rotations through the Student Health Service at Penn, school-based and community clinics, the Sports Medicine Center, Family Planning and Teen Obstetrics clinics, Adolescent Psychiatry Service and various subspecialty clinics.

    Adolescent Medicine Fellowship

  • Contact us to refer a patient, forconsultation, subspecialty appointment or diagnostic testing, or to arrange ahospital-to-hospital transfer.

    Cardiac Center

  • Our primary goal is to provide a direct link to the Division of Neonatology and ensure effective communication regarding subspecialty referrals, ongoing inpatient evaluation and care, transport referrals, back transfer and discharge information.

    Information for Healthcare Professionals

  • Schedule a subspecialty appointment or diagnostic test

    Clinicians Contact Us

  • The program is designed for one trainee beyond the PGY 3 level and can accommodate candidates completing a residency in pediatrics or subspecialty fellowships at the appropriate PGY level.

    Pediatric Palliative Care Fellowships

  • Schedule a subspecialty appointment or diagnostic test

    Clinicians Contact Us

  • We care for patients at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia outpatient center at 3550 Market Street, as well as at conveniently located Children's Hospital subspecialty centers in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, and in Voorhees, New Jersey.

    Autism Center


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