• Pediatricians
  • Health Science
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 153,830
    $100,420 range bar $2
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Slow Growing
  • Pediatricians are doctors who diagnose, treat, and help prevent children's diseases and injuries. They typically do the following

What do they typically do

  • Obtain information on patients' medical condition and determine diagnosis by examining them or ordering, performing, and interpreting diagnostic tests
  • Examine children regularly to assess their growth and development
  • Monitor patients' conditions and progress, and reevaluate treatments when needed
  • Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medicine, vaccination, and other specialized medical care for infants and children
  • Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients and parents or guardians
  • Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical history, reports, and examination results
  • Advise patients, parents or guardians, and community members about diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention
  • Treat children who have minor illnesses, acute and chronic health problems, and growth and development concerns

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