specialise in a specific medical field:
e.g. internal medicine, ophthalmology, gynaecology, etc.
It is advisable to get a referral from your family doctor before visiting a specialist. On the referral, there is an indication of the examinations the specialist should carry out.
You can visit three medical specialists of different medical fields per quarter (GKK) (Regional Health Insurance) or per month (SVA) (Social Insurance Institution) without a referral.
Examples of specialists: