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Pediatricians in Brooklyn, NY

  • 804 Pediatricians found in Brooklyn, New York
  • 21 of these Pediatricians have disciplinary actions
  • 43 Pediatricians that practice in Brooklyn also practice in 21 other cities
  • Pediatricians in Brooklyn, NY have practiced medicine for an average of 31 years.

  • Family Practice, Pediatric Medicine

    888 Fountain Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11208

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      36 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    437 Mother Gaston Blvd, Brooklyn, NY 11212

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      38 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of Ghana
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    1 Brookdale Plz, Room 800 Brooklyn, NY 11212

    • General Info
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    1552 W 3rd St, Apartment 3B Brooklyn, NY 11204

    • General Info
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    401 Ditmas Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11218

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    8200 Bay Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11214

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      28 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Maimonides Medical Center
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      Saint Petersburg State I.P. Pavlov Medical University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    546 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11225

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      38 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Long Island College Hospital
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      University of Santo Tomas
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    5610 2nd Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11220

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      25 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Calvary Hospital-Brooklyn Cmpus
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      SUNY Upstate Medical University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    1162 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11213

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      26 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      New York Methodist Hospital
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      Universidad Central del Este (UCE)
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    Kings County Hospital Center, 451 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      43 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Interfaith Medical Center
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      Far Eastern University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine, Pediatric Critical Care

    Woodhull Medical And Mental Health Center, 760 Broadway Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    5319 16th Ave, Suite C Brooklyn, NY 11204

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      33 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Woodhull Medical And Mental Health Center
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      St George's University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine

    Woodhull Medical And Mental Health Center, 760 Broadway Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      38 Years Experience
    • Education
      University of Ghana
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    9522 Flatlands Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      36 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      Universite d'Etat d'Haiti
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    Maimonides Medical Center, 4802 10th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11219

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Maimonides Medical Center
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    1162 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11213

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      27 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      New York Methodist Hospital
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      Universidad Central del Este (UCE)
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine, Pediatric Endocrinology

    Satellite Family Health Clinic, 342 Kingsborough 3rd Walk, Brooklyn, NY 11233

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      33 Years Experience
    • Education
      Istanbul Universitesi
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    3414 Church Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      17 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Lutheran Medical Center
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      SUNY Upstate Medical University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

    Woodhull Medical And Mental Health Center, 760 Broadway Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      38 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Woodhull Medical And Mental Health Center
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      University of Ghana
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

    461 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203

    • General Info
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    235 86th St, Brooklyn, NY 11209

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      31 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Lutheran Medical Center
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      University of Jordan
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine, Adolescent Medicine

    712 Knickerbocker Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      29 Years Experience
    • Education
      Universidad Tecnologica de Santiago (UTESA)
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    Brooklyn Hospital Center, 121 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      39 Years Experience
    • Education
      Temple University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    VA Medical Center - Brooklyn, 800 Poly Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11209

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine, Pediatric Critical Care

    2094 Pitkin Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11207

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      34 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Kings County Hospital Center
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      Magadh University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    2926 Pitkin Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11208

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine, Adolescent Medicine

    97 74th St, Brooklyn, NY 11209

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    Coney Island Hospital, 2601 Ocean Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11235

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      13 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      New York Methodist Hospital
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      Yeshiva University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    608 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      47 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Brooklyn Hospital Center
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Ave, Suite R Brooklyn, NY 11203

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      20 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      SUNY Downstate Medical Center
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      SUNY Downstate
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    8008 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      20 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      New York Methodist Hospital
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      New York University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    217 73rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11209

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      35 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Lutheran Medical Center
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      University of Mosul
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    6805 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11220

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      29 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Victory Memorial Hospital
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      University of Baghdad
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    Woodhull Medical And Mental Health Center, 760 Broadway Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      33 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Woodhull Medical And Mental Health Center
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      Columbia University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

    Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center, 1 Brookdale Plz, Brooklyn, NY 11212

    • General Info
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    Maimonides Medical Center, 4802 10th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11219

    • General Info
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    88 Seigel St, 2nd Floor Brooklyn, NY 11206

    • General Info
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Brooklyn Hospital Center
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    1095 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11226

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      37 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      Manila Central University
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    Woodhull Medical And Mental Health Center, 760 Broadway Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      20 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Woodhull Medical And Mental Health Center
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      University of Ghana
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    1319 Avenue R, Brooklyn, NY 11229

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      43 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Maimonides Medical Center
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Internal Medicine, Pediatric Medicine

    7400 18th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11204

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      20 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Maimonides Medical Center
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      SUNY Downstate
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    1508 Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY 11229

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      21 Years Experience
    • Education
      Sun Yat-sen University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Neurology, Pediatric Medicine, Child Neurology

    110 Amity St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      36 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Long Island College Hospital
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      University of Ghana
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    BMS Brownsville Multi Services, 592 Rockaway Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11212

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      20 Years Experience
    • Education
      Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    2035 Ralph Ave, Suite B8 Brooklyn, NY 11234

    • General Info
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    1873 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11233

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      32 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      Far Eastern University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    2501 Avenue X, Brooklyn, NY 11235

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      52 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Maimonides Medical Center
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      Russian State Medical University (RSMU)
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    97 Amity St, 2nd Floor Brooklyn, NY 11201

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    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      14 Years Experience
    • Accepted Insurance
      AMERIGROUP
      Capital District Physicians Health Plan
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    • Hospital Affiliation
      Long Island College Hospital
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      Yeshiva University
    • Gender
      FEMALE
  • Pediatric Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

    Maimonides Medical Center, 4802 10th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11219

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      12 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      Maimonides Medical Center
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      University of Connecticut
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Pediatric Medicine

    Afam Comprehensive Healthcare Medical Group, 5205 Church Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      31 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      New York Methodist Hospital
      Brooklyn, NY
    • Education
      American University of the Caribbean
    • Gender
      MALE
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in Brooklyn, NY
  • Alphabet City
  • Arrochar
  • Bath Beach
  • Bay Ridge
  • Bay Ridge & Fort Hamilton
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant
  • Bensonhurst
  • Bergen Beach
  • Boerum Hill
  • Borough Park
  • Brighton Beach
  • Brooklyn Heights
  • Brownsville
  • Bushwick
  • Canarsie
  • Carroll Gardens
  • Chinatown
  • Clinton Hill
  • Cobble Hill
  • Columbia Street Waterfront District
  • Coney Island
  • Crown Heights
  • Cypress Hills
  • Downtown Brooklyn
  • Dumbo
  • Dyker Heights
  • East Flatbush
  • East New York
  • East Williamsburg
  • Flatbush - Ditmas Park
  • Flatlands
  • Forest Hills
  • Fort Greene
  • Gerritsen Beach
  • Gowanus
  • Gravesend
  • Greenpoint
  • Greenwich Village
  • Greenwood
  • Howard Beach
  • Kamm's Corners
  • Kensington & Parkville
  • Kew Gardens
  • Lincoln Square
  • Lower Manhattan
  • Manhattan Beach
  • Mapleton
  • Marine Park
  • Midwood
  • Mill Basin
  • Old Howard Beach
  • Park Slope
  • Prospect Heights
  • Prospect Lefferts Gardens
  • Prospect Park South
  • Red Hook
  • Ridgewood
  • Roxbury
  • Sea Gate
  • Sheepshead Bay
  • South Ozone Park
  • Sunset Park
  • Todt Hill
  • Tompkins Park North
  • Vinegar Hill
  • Williamsburg
  • Windsor Terrace
  • Woodhaven

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.

Pediatricians

Trending Pediatricians
in Brooklyn, NY
Most Reviewed Pediatricians
in Brooklyn, NY in the past 30 days
Neighborhoods
in Brooklyn, NY
  • Alphabet City
  • Arrochar
  • Bath Beach
  • Bay Ridge
  • Bay Ridge & Fort Hamilton
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant
  • Bensonhurst
  • Bergen Beach
  • Boerum Hill
  • Borough Park
  • Brighton Beach
  • Brooklyn Heights
  • Brownsville
  • Bushwick
  • Canarsie
  • Carroll Gardens
  • Chinatown
  • Clinton Hill
  • Cobble Hill
  • Columbia Street Waterfront District
  • Coney Island
  • Crown Heights
  • Cypress Hills
  • Downtown Brooklyn
  • Dumbo
  • Dyker Heights
  • East Flatbush
  • East New York
  • East Williamsburg
  • Flatbush - Ditmas Park
  • Flatlands
  • Forest Hills
  • Fort Greene
  • Gerritsen Beach
  • Gowanus
  • Gravesend
  • Greenpoint
  • Greenwich Village
  • Greenwood
  • Howard Beach
  • Kamm's Corners
  • Kensington & Parkville
  • Kew Gardens
  • Lincoln Square
  • Lower Manhattan
  • Manhattan Beach
  • Mapleton
  • Marine Park
  • Midwood
  • Mill Basin
  • Old Howard Beach
  • Park Slope
  • Prospect Heights
  • Prospect Lefferts Gardens
  • Prospect Park South
  • Red Hook
  • Ridgewood
  • Roxbury
  • Sea Gate
  • Sheepshead Bay
  • South Ozone Park
  • Sunset Park
  • Todt Hill
  • Tompkins Park North
  • Vinegar Hill
  • Williamsburg
  • Windsor Terrace
  • Woodhaven
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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.