Surgeon - Pediatric
Also referred to as: Doctor - Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Surgeon, Physician - Pediatric Surgery, Surgeon - Pediatric
Requirements and Responsibilities
Examines, diagnoses, and surgically treats children from the newborn stage through late adolescence. Treats a wide variety of problems children may have, which may include appendicitis, hernias, cancer, or a serious congenital anomaly. Reviews patient history and confirms need for surgery. Determines which instruments and method of surgery will be most successful in achieving desired outcome. May provide medical personnel with direction concerning patient care. May provide in-service training as needed to address new technology in health care treatment. Provides charting in compliance with all laws and regulations. Requires a special degree of in medicine from an accredited school. Typically reports to the chief of surgery. Requires a license to practice. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement.
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Level of Education:  Surgeon - Pediatric Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
Categories:  Healthcare -- Practitioners
Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare,
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