The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has created a series of fact sheets about different surgical and medical pediatric subspecialists to whom your children may be referred. The fact sheets are available on the official AAP Web site for parents: www.HealthyChildren.org.
If you have additional questions, please talk with your pediatrician.
There are a variety of pediatric surgical subspecialists, including the following:
There are a variety of pediatric medical subspecialists, including the following:
When choosing a pediatrician it is important that the initials "FAAP" are after his or her name (eg, Sarah H. Jones, MD, FAAP) so that your child gets the best and most up-to-date care possible. FAAPs are