Pediatrician Career

*A job as a Pediatrician falls under the broader career category of Family and General Practitioners. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category. We are still seeking more specific information about this career from experts in this field. If you can provide us with more information, .

Job Description for Family and General Practitioners : Physicians who diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases and injuries that commonly occur in the general population. May refer patients to specialists when needed for further diagnosis or treatment.


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Family and General Practitioner Career

What Should I Major in to Become a Family and General Practitioner?

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Required Education



Doctoral Degree usually needed for this career