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SUMS Subspecialty Programs

SUMS Subspecialty Programs


Subspecialty is a subordinate field of specialty which can improve medical skills of specialists.  SUMS subspecialty programs help the applicants with specialty degree reinforce their medical skills. This program takes about 2 to 3 years to complete. If you have completed a specialty degree, you can apply for one of SUMS subspecialty programs. Applicants should refer to the Admissions and Financial Aid for more information on the application process, requirements, and financial matters. Below are the subspecialty programs presented at SUMS:


SUMS Subspecialty Programs
  School of Medicine Length of Training

Allergy & Immunology


Cardiovascular Surgery

Critical Care Medicine

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Hematology and Oncology

Neonatology and Perinatology


Pediatric Cardiology

Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Pediatric Nephrology

Pediatric Surgery

Plastic Surgery

Pulmonary Medicine


Vascular Surgery

2-3 Years



The following list provides detailed information on SUMS Subspecialty Programs:


Subspecialty |  Pediatric Cardiology | About this program | Apply now...
Pediatric Cardiology is a branch of medicine which is responsible for the diagnosis of congenital heart defects, performing diagnostic procedures such as echocardiograms, cardiac catheterizations, and electrophysiology studies, and for the ongoing management of the sequelae of heart disease in infants, children and adolescents.
Subspecialty |  Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism | About this program | Apply now...
Pediatric endocrinology is a medical subspecialty dealing with variations of physical growth and sexual development in childhood, as well as diabetes and other disorders of the endocrine glands.
Subspecialty |  Pediatric Gastroenterology | About this program | Apply now...
Pediatric gastroenterology developed as a sub-specialty of pediatrics and gastroenterology. It is concerned with treating the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas of children from infancy until age eighteen. The principle diseases it is concerned with are acute diarrhea, persistent vomiting, gastritis, and problems with the development of the gastric tract.
Subspecialty |  Pediatric Hematology and Oncology | About this program | Apply now...
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Subspecialty |  Pediatric Infectious Diseases | About this program | Apply now...
Pediatric Infectious Diseases is a medical subspecialty which deals with the enhancement of the health of infants, children and adolescents by promoting excellence in the diagnosis, management and prevention of infectious diseases through clinical care, education, research and advocacy.
Subspecialty |  Pediatric Nephrology | About this program | Apply now...
Pediatric Nephrology provides comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for pediatric patients with problems including diabetic nephropathy, renal hypertension, bed-wetting, recurrent urinary tract infections, blood or protein in the urine, glomerular and tubular disorders, and chronic renal failure. Full dialysis and transplantation services are provided for infants and children with chronic renal failure.
Subspecialty |  Pediatric Surgery | About this program | Apply now...
Pediatric Surgery is a subspecialty of surgery involving the surgery of fetuses, infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
Subspecialty |  Plastic Surgery | About this program | Apply now...
Plastic Surgery is a medical procedure with the purpose of alteration or restoring the form of the body. Though cosmetic or aesthetic surgery is the most well-known kind of plastic surgery, plastic surgery itself is not necessarily considered cosmetic; and includes many types of reconstructive surgery, craniofacial surgery, hand surgery, microsurgery, and the treatment of burns.
Subspecialty |  Pulmonary Medicine | About this program | Apply now...
Pulmonary Medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with the causes, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases affecting the lungs.
Subspecialty |  Rheumatology | About this program | Apply now...
Rheumatology is a sub-specialty in internal medicine and pediatrics, devoted to diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic diseases. Clinicians who specialize in rheumatology are called rheumatologists. Rheumatologists deal mainly with clinical problems involving joints, soft tissues, autoimmune diseases, vasculitis, and heritable connective tissue disorders.
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