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How does someone become a neonatologist?
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Jimmy Yang
General Practice
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In brief: Residency+Fellowship
Neonatologists are doctors who specialize in the medical care of newborn infants.
They typically have the following training: - at least 4 years of medical school (after at least of 4 years of undergraduate schooling) - 3 years of residency training in pediatrics - 3 years of fellowship (additional, specific training) in newborn intensive care.

In brief: Residency+Fellowship
Neonatologists are doctors who specialize in the medical care of newborn infants.
They typically have the following training: - at least 4 years of medical school (after at least of 4 years of undergraduate schooling) - 3 years of residency training in pediatrics - 3 years of fellowship (additional, specific training) in newborn intensive care.
Jimmy Yang
Jimmy Yang
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Dr. Mark Sacher
Pain Management
In brief: 6 years
Aneonatologist must complete a 4 year residency in pediatrics after medical school .
Then complete a 1-2 year fellowship in neonatology.

In brief: 6 years
Aneonatologist must complete a 4 year residency in pediatrics after medical school .
Then complete a 1-2 year fellowship in neonatology.
Dr. Mark Sacher
Dr. Mark Sacher
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In brief: Fellowship
Neonatology is a fellowship after a residency in pediatrics.

In brief: Fellowship
Neonatology is a fellowship after a residency in pediatrics.
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
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