Pediatricians are medical doctors who specialize in the care of children.
Pediatricians can treat children who have any type of problem, or they may specialize in specific areas, such as:
Pediatricians can be board-certified through the Board of Pediatrics, which is recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties.
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