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intr.v. sub·spe·cial·ized, sub·spe·cial·iz·ing, sub·spe·cial·iz·es
To have or pursue a subspecialty: subspecialize in cosmetic surgery.

sub·spe′cial·ist (-spĕsh′ə-lĭst) n.
sub·spe′cial·i·za′tion (-spĕsh′ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.


(ˈsʌbspɛʃəˌlaɪz) or


vb (tr)
to specialize in a particular area of expertise within a specialism
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They may come to you whether you are a general ObGyn or subspecialize in maternalfetal medicine, oncology, reproductive endocrinology, urogynecology, or adolescent gynecology.
It is also possible to subspecialize in an area such as pediatric emergency medicine, intensive care medicine, acute medicine, sports medicine, or pre-hospital care.
Nonetheless, once the decision is made, fellowship provides an excellent opportunity to subspecialize, continue to learn, collaborate, begin self-directed research projects, and take the step to a junior academic faculty position.
Many more physicians seeking to subspecialize in addiction medicine will now have the official blessing of the American Board of Medical Specialties.
to subspecialize have steadily increased over the last 50 years.
Psychiatrists who subspecialize usually do MOC for general psychiatry and all their subspecialties.
While there is still some room for niche or boutique laboratories that subspecialize, in reality, they exist because the larger pathology laboratories have little interest in that work.
Only about 20%25% of these residents will stay in general internal medicine, while the rest will subspecialize, Dr.
explain practical aspects of breast imaging to radiology residents and fellows, generalists, and radiologists who subspecialize in another area.
PC: I have a wide variety of patients who seek my care, as I offer comprehensive care as a neurosurgeon and neuroscientist (treating all adult and pediatric neurologic conditions), but I also subspecialize in infections and neurotoxins that attack the nervous system.
surgical subspecialties), whereas many select internal medicine, which provides an opportunity to further subspecialize during fellowship programs that follow the 3-year internal medicine residency.
However, even in community private-practice settings, there is an increasing tendency to subspecialize within practices.