The specialist medical practitioner helps the family practitioner to identify or clarify the cause of the patient's ailment, diagnose the disease, detect a serious, dangerous, or rare condition and select an appropriate treatment.
Physician consultation is available for patients who have a referral from a family practitioner or another specialist medical practitioner for a specific cause (illness or preventive health check-up).
No referral is required for a consultation with a specialist medical practitioner in the following situations:
Referral is valid for 30 days, the term being counted up to the patient’s registration for a consultation by a specialist medical practitioner.
During the consultation, the specialist medical practitioner performs all the necessary examinations, prescribes the treatment, and advises the referring physician and the patient within his / her competence.
Patients of Šeškinė Polyclinic may also receive paid medical advice.
Paid advice is provided in the following cases:
Registration for visits to specialist medical practitioners can be made by visiting the clinic's reception, by calling (8 5) 250 2000 or online at www.poliklinika.lt.
The dermatovenerologist is responsible for the health of the skin, nails and hair of children and adults, examining and treating patients with disorders of skin, nail, hair and mucous membrane. In the event of skin, nail and hair disorders (such as rashes, moles, other derivations and supplements of the skin, sexually transmitted infections, etc.), he or she provides treatment, monitors the healing process, and advises on how to prevent recurrence of the disease.
The physician endocrinologist examines and treats adult patients with metabolic and endocrine diseases such as thyroid, parathyroid gland, pancreas, adrenal gland, parathyroid gland and gonads diseases. The physician endocrinologist evaluates the prescribed treatment, discusses the risk factors for endocrine diseases, the importance of a healthy lifestyle in the treatment and prevention of endocrine diseases, identifies potential side effects of medications, and recommends strategies to stop the development of endocrine diseases and prevent their complications.
The physician gastroenterologist examines and treats adult patients with gastrointestinal, oesophageal, gastrointestinal, duodenal, the small and large intestines, disease of liver, gall and pancreas, evaluates the effectiveness and effect of treatment, and advises on how to slow down the development of these diseases, avoid aggravation and long-term complications.
The physician cardiologist examines and treats adult patients with cardiovascular diseases, evaluates the effectiveness of the prescribed treatment, identifies possible side effects of the medication, and provides advice on how to prevent cardiovascular diseases, slow down their development, and prevent complications.
The physician neurologist examines and treats adult patients with various diseases of the brain and spinal cord (central nervous system), peripheral nerves and muscles. This specialist medical practitioner identifies the causes of acute and chronic head and back pain, dizziness, diagnoses and treats memory loss, circulatory disorders, and other conditions. The neurologist evaluates whether the treatment is effective, advises on how to prevent neurologic diseases, their aggravation or how to slow down complications.
The physician nephrologist examines and treats adult patients with urinary tract and kidney diseases, monitors diabetic renal changes, evaluates indications for renal replacement (dialysis or kidney transplantation), and cares for patients who are preparing for dialysis treatment. He or she also assesses the effectiveness of the treatment, the potential adverse effects of the medication used, recommends strategies to prevent these diseases or delay their development, and prevent complications.
The physician ophthalmologist examines and treats patients with eye diseases or other eye disorders due to eye changes, or strabismus. This specialist practitioner gives advice on how to prevent eye diseases, how to slow down their development, and delay complications in eye diseases.
The physician otorhinolaryngologist examines and treats patients with ear, nose, and throat diseases, evaluating the effectiveness of the treatment. He or she also advises in the case of olfactory, hearing and balance disorders, and recommends strategies to prevent ear, nose and throat diseases, and to slow down of the development of the existing disease and delay complications.
The doctor pulmonologist examines and treats adult patients with respiratory and pulmonary diseases, evaluates the effectiveness of the treatment, and provides recommendations to prevent these diseases, or to slow down their development and prevent aggravation.
The doctor rheumatologist examines and treats adult patients suffering from diseases of joints, systemic connective tissue, bones, muscles and tendons. This specialist practitioner evaluates the effectiveness of the treatment, and provides advice on how to slow down the development of rheumatic diseases and avoid aggravation or complications.
The orthopaedic traumatologist consults patients on traumatic injuries, performs diagnostics of injury effects, intervention procedures and treatment, and also conducts control of the treatment. He or she diagnoses and treats orthopaedic diseases.
The physician urologist consults patients on kidney, bladder, urinary tract, erectile dysfunction and other problems of sexual system, diagnoses emerging urological diseases, performs interventional procedures, echoscopy, treatment, and performs treatment control.
The physician surgeon performs diagnostics of surgical diseases and injuries, interventional procedures, treatment, and control of treatment.
The vascular surgeon consults on vascular (arterial and venous) diseases, performs interventional procedures, echoscopy, prescribes treatment, and carries out treatment control.
The clinical physiologist evaluates and describes electroencephalographic studies.
The radiologist diagnoses the diseases by examining the patients by means of an X-ray device and a mammograph. On a special monitor, the doctor sees images of the thorax, bones and joints, abdominal organs, intestines, organs of the urogenital system, and assesses their condition in order to provide a final conclusion.
The endoscopist examines and evaluates the internal organs using a special device (endoscope), diagnoses pathological lesions of the oesophagus, stomach and duodenum, inflammation of the mucosa, ulcers or tumours, and selects an effective treatment for the disease.
The paediatric endocrinologist examines and treats children under the age of 18 who suffer from metabolic and endocrine diseases such as thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas, adrenal, pituitary and gonadal diseases. This specialist evaluates prescribed therapies, discusses risk factors for endocrine diseases, the importance of a healthy lifestyle in the treatment and prevention of endocrine diseases, and recommends strategies to slow down the development of endocrine diseases and prevent complications.
The paediatric cardiologist examines and treats children under 18 years of age with cardiovascular diseases, evaluates the effectiveness of the prescribed treatment, identifies possible side effects of medication, and provides advice on the ways to prevent and slow down cardiovascular diseases and prevent complications.
The paediatric neurologist examines and treats infants and children with various brain and peripheral nervous system disorders, identifies causes of sleep disorders, tics and other involuntary movements, and consults on childhood developmental disorders, cerebral palsy, and epileptic seizures. This specialist evaluates whether the therapy prescribed is effective, monitors the progress of the healing process, discusses the potential risk of neurological diseases, and provides advice on how to slow down the disease and delay complications.
The paediatric nephrologist examines and treats children under 18 years of age with urinary tract and kidney diseases, and monitors the changes in their kidneys caused by diabetes. They also assess the effectiveness of treatment and the potential for undesirable effects of any prescribed medications, and recommends how these diseases can be prevented and how their development can be delayed.
The paediatric pulmonologist examines and treats children under the age of 18 with respiratory (tracheal, bronchial) and lung diseases, evaluates respiratory distress and the effectiveness of the treatment, while recommending strategies to prevent, and slow down these diseases and avoid aggravation.
The paediatric surgeon performs diagnostics of surgical diseases and injuries of children under 18 years of age, interventional procedures, conducts treatment, and its control. He or she advises on hernias, diagnoses and treats children’s developmental defects, injuries, traumatic effects, performs children’s echoscopic examinations of hip joints, and performs treatment control.
The physician speech therapist consults children and adults on speech and speech disorders, develops speech correction programmes, helps develop breathing, voice, and articulation muscles, and teaches the skills of correct speech.
The diabetes nurse practitioner is a specialist who possesses additional knowledge, skills, practical skills, and experience to teach diabetes patients to understand and manage diabetes, and also to care for their feet or wounds. Consultation requires a referral from a family practitioner.