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Pediatricians in Boca Raton, FL

  • 68 Pediatricians found in Boca Raton, Florida
  • None of these Pediatricians have disciplinary actions
  • 8 Pediatricians that practice in Boca Raton also practice in 5 other cities
  • Pediatricians in Boca Raton, FL have practiced medicine for an average of 30 years.

  • Pediatric Medicine

    19801 Hampton Dr, Boca Raton, FL 33434

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      14 Years Experience
    • Education
      Semmelweis Egyetem (Semmelweis University)
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    7301 W Palmetto Park Rd, Suite 101B Boca Raton, FL 33433

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Boca Raton Regional Hospital
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    9970 Central Park Blvd N, Suite 200 Boca Raton, FL 33428

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      West Boca Medical Center
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      University of South Florida
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    5458 Towncenter Rd, Suite 20 Boca Raton, FL 33428

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Vanderbilt University Medical Center
      Nashville, TN
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Family Practice, Pediatric Medicine

    2800 S Ocean Blvd, Boca Raton, FL 33432

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      27 Years Experience
    • Education
      American University of the Caribbean
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    951 NW 13th St, Suite 5D Boca Raton, FL 33486

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      26 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      AvMed Health Plans
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Boca Raton Regional Hospital
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      Union University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    8194 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33434

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      25 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      West Boca Medical Center
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      New York University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    951 NW 13th St, Boca Raton, FL 33486

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      43 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Boca Raton Regional Hospital
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      Universidad Mayor de San Simon
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    1500 NW 10th Ave, Suite 104 Boca Raton, FL 33486

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      37 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      AMERIGROUP
      AvMed Health Plans
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Boca Raton Regional Hospital
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

    Boca Raton Regional Hospital, 800 Meadows Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33486

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      33 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Boca Raton Regional Hospital
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      Universidad Central del Este (UCE)
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Allergy / Immunology, Allergy, Family Practice, Pediatric Medicine

    951 NW 13th St, Suite 5A Boca Raton, FL 33486

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      44 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
      Cigna
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Boca Raton Regional Hospital
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Dermatology, Pediatric Medicine

    880 NW 13th St, Suite 4C Boca Raton, FL 33486

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      23 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Boca Raton Regional Hospital
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      New York Medical College
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    9970 Central Park Blvd N, Suite 200 Boca Raton, FL 33428

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      14 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Boca Raton Regional Hospital
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

    Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, 1905 Clint Moore Rd, Suite 301 Boca Raton, FL 33496

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      15 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital
      Hollywood, FL
    • Education
      University of Miami
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    Pediatric Associates, 19615 State Road 7, Suite 32 Boca Raton, FL 33498

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      13 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Broward Health Coral Springs
      Coral Springs, FL
    • Education
      St George's University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine, Adolescent Medicine

    600 S Dixie Hwy, Suite 205 Boca Raton, FL 33432

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      29 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Boca Raton Regional Hospital
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      University of South Florida
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    7090 Beracasa Way, Boca Raton, FL 33433

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      30 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Boca Raton Regional Hospital
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine, Neonatology, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

    Pediatric Associates, 19615 State Road 7, Suite 32 Boca Raton, FL 33498

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      25 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Broward Health Coral Springs
      Coral Springs, FL
    • Education
      Tel Aviv University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Neonatology

    18458 Via Di Sorrento, Boca Raton, FL 33496

    • General Info
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Medicine

    The Endocrine Center, 9960 Central Park Blvd, Suite 220 Boca Raton, FL 33428

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      26 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Memorial Hospital West
      Pembroke Pines, FL
    • Education
      University of South Florida
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    600 Dixie Hwy, Suite 103 Boca Raton, FL 33432

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      28 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Boca Raton Regional Hospital
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      New York University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    5458 Town Center Rd, Suite 101 Boca Raton, FL 33486

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      25 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      AMERIGROUP
      AvMed Health Plans
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      St. Mary's Medical Center
      West Palm Beach, FL
    • Education
      University of Virginia
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    9980 Central Park Blvd N, Suite 204 Boca Raton, FL 33428

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    17629 Charnwood Dr, Boca Raton, FL 33498

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      51 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of Vermont
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

    West Boca Medical Center, 21644 State Road 7, Boca Raton, FL 33428

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      11 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      West Boca Medical Center
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      Universidad Nueva San Salvador
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Medicine, General Surgery

    KIDZ Surgical Center, 9980 Central Park Blvd N, Suite 206 Boca Raton, FL 33428

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      40 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Broward Health Coral Springs
      Coral Springs, FL
    • Education
      Stony Brook University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Psychiatry, Pediatric Medicine, Child Psychiatry

    9325 Glades Rd, Suite 106 Boca Raton, FL 33434

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      31 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      West Boca Medical Center
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      Stony Brook University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Gastroenterology, Pediatric Medicine

    West Boca Radiation Oncology, 9960 Central Park Blvd, Boca Raton, FL 33428

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      45 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      West Boca Medical Center
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      McGill University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

    Boca Raton Regional Hospital, 800 Meadows Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33486

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      31 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Boca Raton Regional Hospital
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      University of Pennsylvania
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine, Adolescent Medicine

    6909 SW 18th St, Suite 202 Boca Raton, FL 33433

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      36 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      West Boca Medical Center
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      Centro de Estudios Universitarios Xochicalco
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, Pediatric Medicine

    7191 Islegrove Pl, Boca Raton, FL 33433

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      54 Years Experience
    • Education
      SUNY Downstate
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine, Pediatric Gastroenterology

    6234 Brava Way, Boca Raton, FL 33433

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    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    Pediatric Associates, 19615 State Road 7, Suite 32 Boca Raton, FL 33498

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      15 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Plantation General Hospital
      Plantation, FL
    • Education
      SUNY Downstate
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    4276 NW 66th Dr, Boca Raton, FL 33496

    • General Info
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    951 NW 13th St, Suite 5D Boca Raton, FL 33486

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      34 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      AvMed Health Plans
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
      see more…
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Boca Raton Regional Hospital
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatric Medicine

    7035 Beracasa Way, Suite 102 Boca Raton, FL 33433

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      20 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      West Boca Medical Center
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      Case Western Reserve University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine, Emergency Medicine

    Boca Raton Regional Hospital, 800 Meadows Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33486

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      34 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Boca Raton Regional Hospital
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      University of Miami
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    5458 Towncenter Rd, Suite 20 Boca Raton, FL 33428

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      47 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Boca Raton Regional Hospital
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      Yeshiva University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine, Pediatric Endocrinology

    17727 Raintree Ter, Boca Raton, FL 33487

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Anne Bates Leach Eye Hospital
      Miami, FL
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Pediatric Medicine

    West Boca Medical Center, 21644 State Road 7, Boca Raton, FL 33428

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      28 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      West Boca Medical Center
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal & Fetal Medicine, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

    875 Meadows Rd, Suite 331 Boca Raton, FL 33486

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      36 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of Texas
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    5458 Towncenter Rd, Suite 20 Boca Raton, FL 33428

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      48 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Boca Raton Regional Hospital
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      Universidad de Buenos Aires
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    Pediatric Associates, 19615 State Road 7, Suite 32 Boca Raton, FL 33498

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      33 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Plantation General Hospital
      Plantation, FL
    • Education
      Tulane University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    9801 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33434

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      23 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      West Boca Medical Center
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      Boston University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    West Boca Medical Center, 21644 State Road 7, Boca Raton, FL 33428

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      13 Years Experience
    • Education
      Temple University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Medicine

    9070 Kimberly Blvd, Suite 24 Boca Raton, FL 33434

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      47 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Boca Raton Regional Hospital
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      SUNY Downstate
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    10332 186th Ct S, Boca Raton, FL 33498

    • General Info
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    Pediatric Associates, 19615 State Road 7, Suite 32 Boca Raton, FL 33498

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      15 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Plantation General Hospital
      Plantation, FL
    • Education
      Universidad del Valle
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    9801 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33434

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      22 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      West Boca Medical Center
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      University of South Florida
    • Gender
      MALE
  • General Surgery, Pediatric Medicine

    9970 Central Park Blvd N, Suite 200 Boca Raton, FL 33428

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      26 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      West Boca Medical Center
      Boca Raton, FL
    • Education
      Georgetown University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
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Pediatric Medicine

A pediatrician is concerned with the physical, emotional, and social health of children from birth to young adulthood. Care encompasses a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventive health care to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases.
A pediatrician deals with biological, social, and environmental influences on the developing child, and with the impact of disease and dysfunction on development.
Adolescent Medicine
A pediatrician who specializes in adolescent medicine is a multi-disciplinary health care specialist trained in the unique physical, psychological, and social characteristics of adolescents, their health care problems and needs.
Clinical & Laboratory Immunology
A pediatrician who utilizes laboratory tests and complex procedures to diagnose and treat disorders characterized by defective responses of the body's immune system.
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
A developmental-behavioral specialist is a pediatrician with special training and experience who aims to foster understanding and promotion of optimal development of children and families through research, education, clinical care, and advocacy efforts. This physician assists in the prevention, diagnosis, and management of developmental difficulties and problematic behaviors in children, and in the family dysfunctions that compromise children's development.
Medical Toxicology
A pediatrician who focuses on the evaluation and management of patients with accidental or intentional poisoning through exposure to prescription or non-prescription medications, drugs of abuse, household or industrial toxins, and environmental toxins. Important areas of medical toxicology include acute pediatric and adult drug ingestion; drug abuse, addiction and withdrawal; chemical poisoning exposure and toxicity; hazardous materials exposure and toxicity; and occupational toxicology.
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
A pediatrician who is the principal care provider for sick newborn infants. Clinical expertise is used for direct patient care and for consulting with obstetrical colleagues to plan for the care of mothers who have high-risk pregnancies.
Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
A pediatrician who treats children having developmental delays, or learning disorders, including those associated with visual and hearing impairment, mental retardation, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, autism, and other chronic neurologic conditions. This specialist provides medical consultation and education and assumes leadership in the interdisciplinary management of children with neurodevelopmental disorders. They may also focus on the early identification and diagnosis of neurodevelopmental disabilities in infants and young children as well as on changes that occur as the child with developmental disabilities grows.
Pediatric Cardiology
A pediatric cardiologist provides comprehensive care to patients with cardiovascular problems. This specialist is skilled in selecting, performing, and evaluating the structural and functional assessment of the heart and blood vessels, and the clinical evaluation of cardiovascular disease.
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
A pediatrician expert in advanced life support for children from the term or near-term neonate to the adolescent. This competence extends to the critical care management of life-threatening organ system failure from any cause in both medical and surgical patients, and to the support of vital physiological functions. This specialist may have administrative responsibilities for intensive care units and also facilitate patient care among other specialists.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
A pediatrician who has special qualifications to manage emergencies in infants and children.
Pediatric Endocrinology
A pediatrician who provides expert care to infants, children and adolescents who have diseases that result from an abnormality in the endocrine glands. These diseases include diabetes, mellitus, growth failure, unusual size for age, early or late pubertal development, birth defects, the genital region, and disorders of the thyroid, the adrenal and pituitary glands.
Pediatric Gastroenterology
A pediatrician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive systems of infants, children, and adolescents. This specialist treats conditions such as abdominal pain, ulcers, diarrhea, cancer, and jaundice and performs complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures using lighted scopes to see internal organs.
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
A pediatrician trained in the combination of pediatrics, hematology and oncology to recognize and manage pediatric blood disorders and cancerous diseases.
Pediatric Infectious Diseases
A pediatrician trained to care for children in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases. This specialist can apply specific knowledge to affect a better outcome for pediatric infections with complicated courses, underlying diseases that predispose to unusual or severe infection, unclear diagnoses, uncommon diseases, and complex or investigational treatments.
Pediatric Nephrology
A pediatrician who deals with the normal and abnormal development and maturation of the kidney and urinary tract, the mechanisms by which the kidney can be damaged, the evaluation and treatment of renal diseases, fluid and electrolyte abnormalities, hypertension, and renal replacement therapy.
Pediatric Pulmonology
A pediatrician dedicated to the prevention and treatment of all respiratory diseases affecting infants, children, and young adults. This specialist is knowledgeable about the growth and development of the lung, assessment of respiratory function in infants and children, and experienced in a variety of invasive and noninvasive diagnostic techniques.
Pediatric Rheumatology
A pediatrician who treats diseases of joints, muscle, bones, and tendons. A pediatric rheumatologist diagnoses and treats arthritis, back pain, muscle strains, common athletic injuries, and "collagen" diseases.
Sports Medicine
A pediatrician who is responsible for continuous care in the field of sports medicine, not only for the enhancement of health and fitness, but also for the prevention of injury and illness. A sports medicine physician must have knowledge and experience in the promotion of wellness and the prevention of injury. Knowledge about special areas of medicine such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, physical rehabilitation, epidemiology, physical evaluation, injuries (treatment and prevention and referral practice), and the role of exercise in promoting a healthy life style are essential to the practice of sports medicine. The sports medicine physician requires special education to provide the knowledge to improve the health care of the individual engaged in physical exercise (sports) whether as an individual or in team participation.

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Pediatric Medicine

A pediatrician is concerned with the physical, emotional, and social health of children from birth to young adulthood. Care encompasses a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventive health care to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases.
A pediatrician deals with biological, social, and environmental influences on the developing child, and with the impact of disease and dysfunction on development.
Adolescent Medicine
A pediatrician who specializes in adolescent medicine is a multi-disciplinary health care specialist trained in the unique physical, psychological, and social characteristics of adolescents, their health care problems and needs.
Clinical & Laboratory Immunology
A pediatrician who utilizes laboratory tests and complex procedures to diagnose and treat disorders characterized by defective responses of the body's immune system.
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
A developmental-behavioral specialist is a pediatrician with special training and experience who aims to foster understanding and promotion of optimal development of children and families through research, education, clinical care, and advocacy efforts. This physician assists in the prevention, diagnosis, and management of developmental difficulties and problematic behaviors in children, and in the family dysfunctions that compromise children's development.
Medical Toxicology
A pediatrician who focuses on the evaluation and management of patients with accidental or intentional poisoning through exposure to prescription or non-prescription medications, drugs of abuse, household or industrial toxins, and environmental toxins. Important areas of medical toxicology include acute pediatric and adult drug ingestion; drug abuse, addiction and withdrawal; chemical poisoning exposure and toxicity; hazardous materials exposure and toxicity; and occupational toxicology.
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
A pediatrician who is the principal care provider for sick newborn infants. Clinical expertise is used for direct patient care and for consulting with obstetrical colleagues to plan for the care of mothers who have high-risk pregnancies.
Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
A pediatrician who treats children having developmental delays, or learning disorders, including those associated with visual and hearing impairment, mental retardation, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, autism, and other chronic neurologic conditions. This specialist provides medical consultation and education and assumes leadership in the interdisciplinary management of children with neurodevelopmental disorders. They may also focus on the early identification and diagnosis of neurodevelopmental disabilities in infants and young children as well as on changes that occur as the child with developmental disabilities grows.
Pediatric Cardiology
A pediatric cardiologist provides comprehensive care to patients with cardiovascular problems. This specialist is skilled in selecting, performing, and evaluating the structural and functional assessment of the heart and blood vessels, and the clinical evaluation of cardiovascular disease.
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
A pediatrician expert in advanced life support for children from the term or near-term neonate to the adolescent. This competence extends to the critical care management of life-threatening organ system failure from any cause in both medical and surgical patients, and to the support of vital physiological functions. This specialist may have administrative responsibilities for intensive care units and also facilitate patient care among other specialists.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
A pediatrician who has special qualifications to manage emergencies in infants and children.
Pediatric Endocrinology
A pediatrician who provides expert care to infants, children and adolescents who have diseases that result from an abnormality in the endocrine glands. These diseases include diabetes, mellitus, growth failure, unusual size for age, early or late pubertal development, birth defects, the genital region, and disorders of the thyroid, the adrenal and pituitary glands.
Pediatric Gastroenterology
A pediatrician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive systems of infants, children, and adolescents. This specialist treats conditions such as abdominal pain, ulcers, diarrhea, cancer, and jaundice and performs complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures using lighted scopes to see internal organs.
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
A pediatrician trained in the combination of pediatrics, hematology and oncology to recognize and manage pediatric blood disorders and cancerous diseases.
Pediatric Infectious Diseases
A pediatrician trained to care for children in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases. This specialist can apply specific knowledge to affect a better outcome for pediatric infections with complicated courses, underlying diseases that predispose to unusual or severe infection, unclear diagnoses, uncommon diseases, and complex or investigational treatments.
Pediatric Nephrology
A pediatrician who deals with the normal and abnormal development and maturation of the kidney and urinary tract, the mechanisms by which the kidney can be damaged, the evaluation and treatment of renal diseases, fluid and electrolyte abnormalities, hypertension, and renal replacement therapy.
Pediatric Pulmonology
A pediatrician dedicated to the prevention and treatment of all respiratory diseases affecting infants, children, and young adults. This specialist is knowledgeable about the growth and development of the lung, assessment of respiratory function in infants and children, and experienced in a variety of invasive and noninvasive diagnostic techniques.
Pediatric Rheumatology
A pediatrician who treats diseases of joints, muscle, bones, and tendons. A pediatric rheumatologist diagnoses and treats arthritis, back pain, muscle strains, common athletic injuries, and "collagen" diseases.
Sports Medicine
A pediatrician who is responsible for continuous care in the field of sports medicine, not only for the enhancement of health and fitness, but also for the prevention of injury and illness. A sports medicine physician must have knowledge and experience in the promotion of wellness and the prevention of injury. Knowledge about special areas of medicine such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, physical rehabilitation, epidemiology, physical evaluation, injuries (treatment and prevention and referral practice), and the role of exercise in promoting a healthy life style are essential to the practice of sports medicine. The sports medicine physician requires special education to provide the knowledge to improve the health care of the individual engaged in physical exercise (sports) whether as an individual or in team participation.