How does someone become a neonatologist?

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.
6 years. Aneonatologist must complete a 4 year residency in pediatrics after medical school . Then complete a 1-2 year fellowship in neonatology.