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Fellowship: Following medical school, 3 years of pediatric residency training is required to apply for subspecialty training in pediatric cardiology. The subspecialty fellowship is usually 3 years as well. Most pediatric cardiologists acquire 1-2 years of additional training in a specific area such as imaging, intervention, arrhythmia management, intensive care, transplant, or prevention ...Read more
What?: Don't risk your life. Anyone who has a structural heart problem or rhythm problem who is followed by a pediatric cardiologist should avoid "sneaking drugs". It's your heart and your life... Seriously, don't risk your life. Ask your cardiologist..."is there a risk if I take...X-drug? ". ...Read more
Not sure?: I'm not sure that "adf" is what was meant to be said? An ASD is a hole between the upper two chambers (asd = atrial septal defect) please ask your pediatric cardiologist to explain the issue in a more simple way... ...Read more
Pediatric (usually): In general, there are enough differences betwwen adolescent and adult hearts that a pediatric cardiologist is the best way to go. Most adult cardiologists won't see teens under a certain age (? 16-18) depending on their training and comfort level. ...Read more
Depends: The differences between pediatric cardiology and adult cardiology are not entirely related to age of the patients. Adult cardiologists concentrate on acquired heart disease, most importantly coronary artery disease. Pediatric cardiologists concentrate on congenital heart disease. When transitioning to an adult cardiologist, make sure you find someone with competence in your disease. ...Read more
Pediatric Cardiology: Check with your local Medical association and look up reviews for the doctor list that they give you to make your choice ...Read more
Cardiologist: When the pediatric cardiologist kicks him out. ;) They will also refer you to one they trust. ...Read more
If I am going to a pediatric invasive cardiologist when I switch to adult care and subspecialty will I still have to go to a invasive cardiologist?
Cardiologist: If you are going to a pediatric invasive cardiologist you will probably need to go to an adult invasive cardiologist. ...Read more
Pediatric cardiology: Thanks to new minimally invasive techniques, pediatric cardiologists can treat many conditions that previously needed open heart surgery. Closure of congenital heart defects, stent placement, and biopsy of the lining of the heart can be done by a pediatric cardiologist. Complex heart defects are still the purview of the cardiac surgeon. ...Read more
Heart issues: Pediatric cardiologist us usually present at level 2 us if there is a significant heart anomaly in a fetus to explain to the parents all risks associated with that particular condition. ...Read more
I need a second opinion from a pediatric cardiologist for myson (14 months). We live in canada, but aren't satisfied with his care. Maybe we should go to boston or mott's?
Agree also Toronto: Agree with both of those institutions. Toronto children's might also be a option. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Most referrals to a pediatric cardilogist are for a murmur, and many of those are benign. Also depends on how old your cousin is, and how his or her general health is. If ur cousin is healthy then don't worry, but they still have to be seen by the peds cardiologist as recommended by the pediatrician. ...Read more
A cardiologist: Who takes care of children with heart disease, many who are now diagnosed at or before birth, can do a special ultrasound to focus on a fetus' heart. This procedure is usually done if there is a suspicion of a congenital heart problem by an ob/gyn, a family history of congenital heart disease, or certain other conditions (fetal arrhythmias, signs of heart failure, etc.). ...Read more
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
During regular 3 year ild pediatric check up doctor told he heard a click sound in heart and referred to cardiologist. He informed nothing to worry?
Cardiologist: If the cardiologist has evaluated him and ruled out cardiac disease than it is likely a benign condition. ...Read more
Turning 18 will I have to move from a pediatrician & ped cardiologist & endocrinologist to a family medicine & adult sub specialty?
Adulthood: Speak to your pediatrician. He may be willing to follow you to at least 21 and perhaps beyond. ...Read more
16. Just diagnosed mild tachycardia and irregular beat by pediatrician going to cardiologist soon. Chest pain rn is it safe to take Motrin for pain?
Yes: Almost everything in the pediatric office carries germs, including books, toys and even the doctor's stethoscope. Most offices try to clean these items but it would be very difficult to clean everything between each patient. Hand washing is a good idea when you leave using soap and water or hand sanitizer which should be available in each room. ...Read more
You have to love it.: Then go to Medical school. Good luck ...Read more
It's not: It's not contraindicated. We use it for emergency cases quite often. ...Read more
Yes: If your child has a developmental, learning, or behavioral problem, a developmental-behavioral pediatrician has the training and expertise to evaluate and care for your child. Developmental-behavioral pediatricians possess training and experience to consider, in their assessments and treatments, the medical and psychosocial aspects of children’s developmental and behavioral problems. ...Read more
Knows how kids grow: Developmental pediatrics is special branch of pediatrics that deals with how kids normally and abnormally develop emotionally and with their skills, speech and learning. Is your child starting to talk at the right time? Is you 5 year old "wild child" more wild than other 5 year olds? Why isn't my toddler walking yet, etc. All pediatricians have some developmental training, some are expert trained. ...Read more
Good question: I don't see a way to file a complaint with abp. However, if you really feel that your pediatrician has done something wrong, please start a conversation with him/her. Pediatricians are extremely interested in helping your child and can even suggest second opinions. The abp maintains specialty certification, the worst they could do was revoke certificaiton, but not a medical license to practice. ...Read more
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