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Medical Assistant Specialized Fields

Updated on March 20, 2015

Here are some of the major areas a Medical Assistant could specialize in.

  • Allergy and Immunology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Family Medicine
  • Holistic Health Care
  • Orthopedics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Podiatry
  • Pediatrics
  • Cardiology
  • Obstetrics

Most specialized Medical Assistants do not receive the additional skills and training in a class room. Most of the specialties have different hands on techniques that can only be taught from on the job training.

Botox Injection Specialist

In many states it is legal for a medical assistant to preform Botox injections. Most states require that you take a one day training course on how to properly administer the injections. You will have to verify the regulations within your home state to see if you can qualify.

Chiropractic Medical Assistant

Yes a Medical Assistant can help assist a chiropractor with treatments.

Urology Medical Assistant

A Medical Assistant in the Urology Department can assist with prostate biopsies.

Obstetricians & Gynecology Medical Assistant

A medical Assistant can assist the doctor with Pap testing and breast exams.

If you are interested in a specialized field of medicine check the websites of your local hospitals and clinics. Most of the specialized fields do not advertise in the local paper. They choose to post the jobs online through a company website or internally within the company.

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