Allergologist’s consultation€35–€55Find a clinic
An allergologist is a specialized physician in the field of internal medicine, who focuses on allergies and hypersensitivity reactions. The most common problems why people seek the help of an allergologist include immune reactions caused by respiratory, skin and gastrointestinal allergens. These reactions can manifest as rhinitis, cough, rashes or abnormal bowel function, for example. During the first appointment, the allergologist examines the patient, prescribes necessary allergy tests and, if possible, plans treatment.
General practitioner’s consultation€25–€100Find a clinic
A general practitioner or a primary care physician is a medical doctor whose work is not limited to one specific medical field. A general practitioner’s duties include initial assessment of patients with acute or chronic illnesses, and their treatment and monitoring. If necessary, the general practitioner refers the patient to a hospital or a specialized physician. General practitioners treat patients as whole persons, paying attention not only to their physical, but also psychological and social aspects. In Estonia, primary medical care is provided by family doctors.
Infectionist’s consultation€13–€109Find a clinic
An infectious diseases physician, also known as an infectionist, is a specialized doctor in the field of internal medicine whose competence covers the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. An infectionist’s duties include vaccination and travel medicine counseling, but also prevention and treatment of serious bacterial and viral infections. Before travelling to developing countries or tropical areas one should always think about vaccination counseling. Infectionists also treat and monitor immunodeficient patients.
Pediatrician’s consultation€29–€109Find a clinic
A pediatrician is a medical practitioner specializing in children and their diseases. A pediatrician’s job includes the prevention, diagnostics, treatment and monitoring of children's diseases. Pediatricians are competent to advise parents on issues like child nutrition, mental and physical development, and metabolism. If needed, the pediatrician prescribes additional tests and analyses or consults with other medical professionals like a pediatric neurologist, a pediatric surgeon or a pediatric cardiologist.
Psychologist’s consultation€20–€128Find a clinic
A psychologist is a specialist with a higher education who studies, consults and treats people with psychological or mental disorders. A clinical psychologist assesses the intellectual development, train of thought and personality characteristics of a person and helps him or her to cope with emotional stress, overcome depression, phobias and anxiety disorders or improve human relationships. Unlike a psychiatrist, a psychologist has no right to prescribe psychiatric medications. During the appointment, a psychologist uses different counseling and psychotherapy methods. The most popular psychotherapy methods are cognitive behavioral therapy, group therapy, family therapy and psychoanalytic psychotherapy.
Dietitian’s consultation€25–€129Find a clinic
A dietitian or a nutritionist is a healthcare professional who focuses specifically on human nutrition and exercise habits. Dietitians help clients to change their eating habits for the better, and draw up an individual plan for each client. The aim of the dietitian is to help the client to lose or, if necessary, to gain weight through balanced and healthy nutrition. Losing excess weight (lowering body fat percentage) and a healthy diet are very important in the treatment and prevention of chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and others.
Pediatric surgeon’s consultation€25Find a clinic
A pediatric surgeon is a surgeon specialized in the surgical treatment of children and newborns. Pediatric surgeons diagnose, treat and monitor the progression of children’s intestinal diseases, hernia, urinary tract pathologies, bone fractures and skin burns. During the first appointment, the pediatric surgeon examines the patient and prescribes necessary tests and analyses.
Speech therapist’s consultation€17–€232Find a clinic
A speech therapist is a specialist with a higher education who treats speech disorders and related psychological problems. Speech therapists help to improve oral and written speech and language and to develop understanding and communication skills. A speech therapist can also give advice to people who suffer from voice or swallowing problems following an illness or for some other reason. Additionally, speech therapists provide aural rehabilitation for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. During the first appointment, the specialist assesses the severity of the problem, examines the patient’s background and draws up a rehabilitation plan.