If your child has an illness, injury, or disease that requires surgery, a Pediatric Surgeon has the experience and qualifications to treat your child.
Surgical problems seen by pediatric surgeons are often quite different from those commonly seen by adult or general surgeons. Special training in pediatric surgery is important.
Pediatric surgeons are medical doctors who have had
Pediatric surgeons treat children from the newborn stage through late adolescence. They choose to make pediatric care the core of their medical practice, and the unique nature of medical and surgical care of children is learned from advanced training and experience in practice.
Pediatric surgeons diagnose, treat, and manage children's surgical needs including:
Pediatric surgeons practice in a variety of medical institutions including children's hospitals, university medical centers, and large community hospitals.
Children are not just small adults. They cannot always say what is bothering them. They cannot always answer medical questions,...