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What is neonatology?

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Dr. Donna Wilkins
Pediatrics - Neonatology
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In brief: Neonatology

Neonatology is the care of high risk newborns in a neonatal intensive care unit.
It is a subspecialty of pediatrics. A neonatologist becomes board certified by the american academy of pediatrics in pediatrics after a pediatric residency and then after a 3 yr. Neonatology fellowship can take the boards for neonatology.

In brief: Neonatology

Neonatology is the care of high risk newborns in a neonatal intensive care unit.
It is a subspecialty of pediatrics. A neonatologist becomes board certified by the american academy of pediatrics in pediatrics after a pediatric residency and then after a 3 yr. Neonatology fellowship can take the boards for neonatology.
Dr. Donna Wilkins
Dr. Donna Wilkins
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Dr. T. Allen Merritt
The correct name of the subspeciality is Neonatal Perinatal Medicine
Dr. T. Allen Merritt
Board Certification is from the American Board of Pediatrics, not the American Academy of Pediatrics
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
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In brief: NewbornSpecialists

Neonatology is a Medical Subspeciality of Pediatrics which deals with diseases and conditions of Newborn including Premature NewBorns and their care Neonatology specialists generally limit their practice to babies born in the hospital or admitted to hospital after birth outside the hospital Neonatologists are trained in Pediatrics and following that in Neonatology

In brief: NewbornSpecialists

Neonatology is a Medical Subspeciality of Pediatrics which deals with diseases and conditions of Newborn including Premature NewBorns and their care Neonatology specialists generally limit their practice to babies born in the hospital or admitted to hospital after birth outside the hospital Neonatologists are trained in Pediatrics and following that in Neonatology
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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