WHAT IS A PEDIATRICIAN:
A pediatrician is trained to diagnose and treat childhood illnesses; from minor health problems to serious diseases. Essentially, a pediatrician is a physician who manages the physical, mental and behavioral health of a child.
WHAT DOES YOUR PEDIATRICIAN DO?
A pediatrician will:
• Diagnose and treat illnesses, infections, injuries, and other health problems
• Provide comprehensive care for the health and over all well-being of a child
• Supply information regarding a child’s health, nutrition, and fitness needs
• Provide referrals to specialists if required