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What is a neonatal pediatrician?

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David Miller
Family Medicine
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In brief: Brand new babies

A neonatal pediatrician takes care of newborn babies, often in a neonatal intensive care unit (nicu).
This is a specialized field within pediatrics that requires additional training.

In brief: Brand new babies

A neonatal pediatrician takes care of newborn babies, often in a neonatal intensive care unit (nicu).
This is a specialized field within pediatrics that requires additional training.
David Miller
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Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics
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In brief: Specialist for NICU

Nicu pediatricians are critical care physicians the deal with the critical problems that newborns may face in their unit.

In brief: Specialist for NICU

Nicu pediatricians are critical care physicians the deal with the critical problems that newborns may face in their unit.
Dr. Joseph Cohen
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Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Neonatologist it's a physician who has 3 years of neonatology fellowship training on a top of 3 years of pediatric residency training, usually double Boarded and specialized in the regular newborn care, neonatal intensive care, care for the extremely preterm neonates and skilled in the newborn resuscitation as well as in multiple invasive procedures which critically ill neonates might be facing.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
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In brief: Neonatologist

A neonatal pediatrician is a specialist in newborns both term and premature.
These infants are born with issues that prevent immediate discharge home. Some of these babies will be in the hospital for weeks to months after birth. These hospital-based specialists are the ones who care for these infants till they are ready to go home safely.

In brief: Neonatologist

A neonatal pediatrician is a specialist in newborns both term and premature.
These infants are born with issues that prevent immediate discharge home. Some of these babies will be in the hospital for weeks to months after birth. These hospital-based specialists are the ones who care for these infants till they are ready to go home safely.
Dr. Troy Reyna
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