The Pediatric Surgeon focuses on providing surgical care for all problems or conditions affecting children that require surgical intervention. Involved with the diagnosis, preoperative, operative, and postoperative management of surgical problems in children, and operate on children whose development ranges from the newborn stage through the teenage years. Cooperate with other physicians involved in a child's medical care--neonatologists, pediatricians, and family physicians--to determine whether surgery is the best option for the child.
Must have graduated from a recognized medical school.
Certified in medical specialty by an approved Specialty Board.
American board in Specialty/Fellowship program in your country of origin.
Minimum two (2) years training in subspecialty required.
Doctor of Medicine
A keen interest in the treatment for and needs of children.
A strong working knowledge of pediatric physiology and pharmacology.
Excellent precision and dexterity in surgery.
A compassionate and caring nature.
Strong decision-making, leadership, and team working abilities.