Infectious diseases is a fascinating and rapidly changing specialty which offers the opportunity to see a wide range of patients, combine laboratory and clinical skills, and spend time in research or working abroad in specialist centres.
Neurologists manage diseases affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles. Neurology is a hugely rewarding specialty that has been transformed in the last 20 years by new technology and interventions.
Clinical immunologists are doctors who specialise in the care of patients with failure of the immune (defence) system (immunodeficiency) and heightened immune reactivity (allergy and autoimmunity) due to infections, allergic reactions, vasculitis and transplants.
Metabolic medicine is a subspecialty that can be defined as a group of overlapping areas of clinical practice with common dependence on detailed understanding of basic biochemistry and metabolism, which fall within the expertise of both the physician and biochemist.