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What is the difference between neonatologist and a neonatal nurse practitioner?
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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Nurse/Doctor
Nurse practitioners anre nurse who received further traing in neonatology.
A neonatologist is a doctor (M.D.) and did his residency in neonatology and sometimes more education ie. Fellow.

In brief: Nurse/Doctor
Nurse practitioners anre nurse who received further traing in neonatology.
A neonatologist is a doctor (M.D.) and did his residency in neonatology and sometimes more education ie. Fellow.
Dr. Barry Bergman
Dr. Barry Bergman
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Dr. T. Allen Merritt
Pediatrics - Neonatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: A specialized nurse
A neonatal nurse practitioner is a nurse who has received specialized advance practice nursing in neonatal intensive care.
Many have a masters degree in nursing, other do not. In most every state they must work under guidelines provided by a neonatologist.

In brief: A specialized nurse
A neonatal nurse practitioner is a nurse who has received specialized advance practice nursing in neonatal intensive care.
Many have a masters degree in nursing, other do not. In most every state they must work under guidelines provided by a neonatologist.
Dr. T. Allen Merritt
Dr. T. Allen Merritt
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: MD vs. NP
Neonatologists are medical doctors specialized in pediatrics and then subspecialized in neonatology.
A nurse practitioner is an rn who has done graduate work in nursing practice and specialized in neonatology.

In brief: MD vs. NP
Neonatologists are medical doctors specialized in pediatrics and then subspecialized in neonatology.
A nurse practitioner is an rn who has done graduate work in nursing practice and specialized in neonatology.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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