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what does a pediatric neonatologist do?

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Dr. Christopher Abel
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Premature infants: Neonatologists typically work in hospital nicus where they specialize in the care of premature and other sick newborns.
Dr. Marina Armendariz
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Neonatologist: Is a specialist in neonatal care. They manage the care of critically i'll newborns. It requires training an additional three years in fellowship.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

Think is better to have postop care from a neonatologist or a pediatric surgron?

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Dr. Jason Adler
Pediatric Critical Care 24 years experience
Post op care: For a neonatal patient, postoperative care can be provided by a number of different physicians depending upon the type and complexity of surgery, as well as the actual or anticipated post-operative course, and other co-morbid patient factors. Optimal care may be rendered by a team of physicians or one, but often there is a team of individuals caring for any one patient beyond just a single doctor.
A 49-year-old member asked:

Hello doctors, what does a pediatric neonatologist do ?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Newborn care: This hospital based physician supervises the care of high risk newborns.This usually includes premature newborns and term or post tern newborns who develop problems at or around the time of birth.

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