Pediatrics is the field of medicine that specializes in the care, development and illnesses of infants, children and teenagers.
What I need to know
The multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, child
life specialists, social workers, occupational therapists,
physiotherapists, dietitians, technologists and others, work
closely with the patient and his or her family. The health care
team is coordinated by the physician responsible for the child's
Pediatricians are physicians who care for infants, children, adolescents and young adults. They play a vital role in your child's life - helping them grow up healthy, safe and happy. Children have different healthcare needs than adults - both medical and emotional.