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Who is a developmental pediatrician? what kinds of patients does he see?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Developmental issues: A developmental pediatrician evaluates children with developmental problems. Developmental delays, learning issues, possible add/adhd, and autism are likely types of diagnoses that this kind of doctor would see.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 51 years experience
Developmental/: Behavioral Pediatrics has been a subspecialty since 2002. Our role is to 1) evaluate children from birth-l8 who have difficulty in development/academics, behavior &/or peer interaction & have underlying genetic, biological (medical) &/or environmental issues 2) team with parents to address their child's medical, educational, & social/emotional needs 3)provide ongoing multimodal management.

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