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Pediatrics

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Pediatrics Definitions

Pediatrics
The branch of medical care that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. Physicians specializing in this area are called pediatricians.

General Pediatrics
Pediatrics is the branch of medical care that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. Physicians specializing in this area are called pediatricians.

Pediatric Cardiology
Pediatric Cardiology is the specialty dealing with disorders of the heart and blood vessels of children. The field includes diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart disease, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology. Physicians practicing in this field of medicine are called Pediatric Cardiologist.

Pediatric Dentistry
Pediatric Dentistry, also known as Pediadontics is the branch of dentistry treating children from birth through adolescence. Physicians practicing in this field of medicine are called pediodontist.

Pediatric Ear, Nose & Throat
Pediatric Ear Nose and Throat, also known as Pediatric ENT, is the specialty focuses on disorders of the head and neck, especially those related to the ear, nose and throat in children.

Pediatric Gastroenterology
Pediatric Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of diseases of the stomach and intestines and their associated organs in children.

Pediatric Neurology
Pediatric Neurology is the branch of medical science that deals with the nervous system and it’s diseases in children.

Pediatric Neurosurgery
Pediatric Neurosurgery is the specialty that deals with the study and practice of surgery in diseases of central and peripheral nervous systems of children.

Pediatric Psychiatry & Psychology
Pediatric Psychiatry the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders in children. Pediatric Psychology is the study of the mind and behavior in children.

Pediatric Surgery
Pediatric Surgery is a subspecialty of surgery involving the surgery of fetuses, infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. Many pediatric surgeons practice at children's hospitals.

Pediatric Urology
Pediatric Urology is a surgical subspecialty of medicine dealing with the disorders of children's genitourinary systems. Pediatric urologists provide care for both boys and girls ranging from birth to early adult age. The most common problems are those involving disorders of urination and testes.