Endocrinologists are doctors trained to work with patients having hormone-related diseases. These doctors are trained to diagnose and manage diseases that affect the glands (adrenal glands, hypothalamus, ovaries and testicles, pancreas, parathyroid, pineal, pituitary, thymus, and thyroid) and the hormones. The endocrinologist helps in restoring hormone balance in the impacted gland. As part of their work, endocrinologists commonly treat diabetes, osteoporosis, menopause, metabolic disorders, thyroid diseases, some cancers (including thyroid cancer, pituitary tumor, parathyroid cancer, and adrenocortical carcinoma), short stature, and infertility.
A pulmonologist is specialists who diagnose and treat conditions that affect the respiratory system in men, women and also in children. They are also known as a respiratory physician. Pulmonologists treat everything from asthma to tuberculosis, and they have expertise in several types of respiratory disorders like infectious, structural, inflammatory, neoplastic, autoimmune. Pulmonologists can use and interpret exams and tests to help determine a lung-related diagnosis. They begin the diagnostic process with a general review focusing on hereditary diseases affecting lungs, exposure to toxins, exposure to infectious agents, an autoimmune diathesis.