Pediatrics

  • A pediatrician can serve as the primary care physician for a child or as a specialist in support of a child's family doctor.
  • Pediatric sub-specialties such as pediatric oncology provide a specialized focus on neo-natal and childhood conditions.

A Pediatrician is physician specializing in the physical, emotional, and social health of children from birth to young adulthood. Care encompasses a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventive healthcare to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. The Pediatrician deals with biological, social and environmental influences on the developing child, and with the impact of disease and dysfunction on development—American Board of Medical Specialties.

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