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Whats difference in approach by pediatric neurosurgery, pediatric oncology, pediatric general surgery?

Whats difference in approach by pediatric neurosurgery, pediatric oncology, pediatric general surgery?

DifferentSpecialties: Each of the doctors mentioned underwent separate residencies focused on their areas of interest. While there may be overlap in particular diseases treated, they would work together to provide optimal care. For example, a pediatric surgeon may be responsible for the surgical removal of a tumor and the oncologist would be responsible for coordinating chemotherapy. ...Read more

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Ophthalmology (Definition)

Ophthalmology is a field of study in which a person specializes in the eyes, eye muscles, eyelids, laser surgery, lens implants, glasses, contact lenses, eye ...Read more


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Uk pediatric neurology (seizures)?

Uk pediatric neurology (seizures)?

University: Seek out a university specialist. Could be difficult due to their medical system to get an appointment. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is pediatric neurology doctor and pediatric oncologist?

What  is pediatric neurology doctor and pediatric oncologist?

Interesting!: I'm wondering about the reason for your question. The one place they will commonly overlap is in treatment of childhood brain tumors. Both pediatric neurologists and pediatric oncologists become pediatric neuro-oncologists, doctors who specialize in brain tumor treatment. And in my experience, they both do an excellent job of it! ...Read more

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Pediatric neurology is what?

Pediatric neurology is what?

Just what it says: A pediatric neurologist treats neurological disorders (such as epilepsy, headaches, spasms, tics, neurological defects, spina bifida, etc) in kids. ...Read more

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Best pediatric opthamologist for microthalmia diagnosis in central texas area?

Best pediatric opthamologist for microthalmia diagnosis in central texas area?

Try "FIND A DOCTOR": On healthtap, click on the menu button at the upper left. Click on "doctors" in the menu. Next, click on "find a doctor". Type "pediatric ophthalmology" where it asks for "type name or keyword here" on the left, and type "austin tx" where it asks for "location". Click the "find doctors" button, and doctors' names should appear. Or, call the 3 nearest children's hospitals for some doctors' names. ...Read more

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Is there a big difference in eye testing by pediatric opthalmologist and non-pediatric opthalmologist?

Is there a big difference in eye testing by pediatric opthalmologist and non-pediatric opthalmologist?

Yes: Just like there is a difference between a pediatrician and an internist. A pediatric ophthamologist is most experienced in pediatric eye care. ...Read more

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Whats a pediatric gastroenterology clinic?

Whats a pediatric gastroenterology clinic?

See below: A pediatric gastroenterology clinic specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children with disease of the esophagus, stomach, intestine, colon, liver and pancreas. ...Read more

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Child psychiatry doctors?

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Child psychiatry doctors?

Child Psychiatry: Doctors specializing with treating children & adolescents had obtained board certification in general psychiatry & did extra training & certification to specialize in working with youngsters. ...Read more

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Do pediatric oncology nurses make about the same as pediatric oncolgist?

Do pediatric oncology nurses make about the same as pediatric oncolgist?

No: Pediatric oncologists are doctors (4 years of medical school after college) with training in pediatrics (3 year residency after medical school) and pediatric hematology/oncology (3 year fellowship after residency). Pediatric oncology nurses usually have 4 years of college (some 2 years, some master degrees with 6 years). Not surprisingly, the doctor makes more than the nurse. ...Read more

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Best pediatric opthamologist in central texas area to work with microphthalmia?

Best pediatric opthamologist in central texas area to work with microphthalmia?

Hillary Onan: In round rock who does specialize in micropthalmia. If not try scott and white in temple. ...Read more

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Who performs a fetal echo? Pediatric cardiology or perinatology?

Who performs a fetal echo? Pediatric cardiology or perinatology?

Either can, but: A pediatric cardiologist is specifically skilled in congenital heart disease, and is more likely to catch as much detail as possible. They can also counsel parents in more detail about discovered abnormalities. ...Read more

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Why does an opthamologist and not an optometrist oversee eye examinations for optometry students?

Why does an opthamologist and not an optometrist oversee eye examinations for optometry students?

Not sure: Several optometry schools have ophthalmologists as associate professors, especially for clinical rotations. The idea is to let students see as many eye conditions as possible during their training, and ophthalmologists tend to see a wide variety of diseases. To be sure, optometrists also oversee the students, but the variety breeds a more well-rounded doctor. ...Read more

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Pediatric ophthalmology or optometry or optician or what for 6 year old first visit for glasses?

Pediatric ophthalmology or optometry or optician or what for 6 year old first visit for glasses?

Pediatric ophthal: The entry point for any child needing eye care should be a pediatric ophthalmologist or if none is available, a general ophthalmologist. Opticians can fit glasses from a prescription the ophthalmologist gives them. An optometrist is trained on adults almost exclusively and is not given the skills to deal with the broad range of possible problems a child might have. ...Read more

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Pediatric cardiologist job description needed?

Pediatric cardiologist job description needed?

Job description: Evaluated and treat patients (fetus through adult) with any form of cardiovascular disease. This may mean giving meds to mom carrying a fetus with an irregular heartbeat . Closing a hole in the heart of a 3 year old with a catheter system through the leg vein. Or reducing blood pressure in an obese teen. Training: med school, peds residency, peds cardiology fellowship . Sorry 400 characters! ...Read more

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Being a pediatric surgeon?

Being a pediatric surgeon?

Your question is ?: You wrote a statement, not a question.Please start over from the beginning,provide enough background info to understand your issue and ask a clear question.This is not a chat room.Questions are not linked so we cannot see anything you upload or asked in the past or future. ...Read more

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Are there any pediatric neurology surgeons in boise idaho?

Ask AANS: American association of neurologic surgeons (aans.Org) can tell you board-certified neurosurgeon locations anywhere in U.S. Including boise. ...Read more

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