A Pediatrician is a child’s physician who provides preventive health maintenance for healthy children and medical care for children who are acutely or chronically ill.
Pediatricians manage the physical, mental and emotional well-being of their patients, in every stage of development- in good health or in illness.
Generally Pediatricians focus on babies, children , and adolescents.
Pediatrics is a collaborative specialty-Pediatricians work with other medical specialists and health care professionals to provide for the health and emotional needs of children. They are involved with the prevention, early detection and management of other problems that affect children and adolescents including behavioral difficulties , developmental disorders,functional problems, social stresses and depression or anxiety disorders.