A surgical specialty that focuses on children including all the age groups of children like infants, toddlers, and young adults is Pediatric Surgery. Medical doctors who are specialized in Pediatric Surgery are Pediatric Surgeons.
A 5-year medical degree [MBBS] that is recognized by the General Medical Council and a 2-year foundation course of general training are the basic requirements for an individual to be a doctor. However, the following are the specialties or extra qualifications required to be a Pediatric-Surgeon:
Pediatric Surgeons perform many surgeries to treat and cure most of the medical conditions and diseases. Few of the surgeries are:
Depending on the age and medical condition, one should consult a Pediatric Surgeon at least once in 1-2 years for an overall health check-up.
Pediatric Surgeons can treat children who are suffering from a wide range of medical conditions and disorders. Few of the diseases are:
Pediatric Surgeons are physicians who can perform several types of surgeries to treat any medical condition and disease. However, Pediatric Physicians are medical professionals who cannot perform surgery and can treat diseases and conditions with lifestyle modifications and medications.
An individual who has completed the training in Pediatric Surgery and specialized in oncology can perform surgery for treating cancer.