Pediatrician Career

Job Description: 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.

*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, .

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Pediatrician Career

What Should I Major in to Become a Pediatrician?

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Required Education



Doctoral Degree usually needed for this career