Adolescent Medicine Pediatrics 2080A0000X
Adolescent Medicine Pediatrics: This is a division of medicine that is set to serve the health care requirements of adolescents and to help provide research and training the will help improve adolescent health. It focuses on patient care during the adolescent period of development. This usually ranges from the last few years of elementary school until graduation from high school.
Taxonomy Code: 2080A0000X
Allopathic and Osteopathic Physicians | Pediatrics | Adolescent Medicine Pediatrics
Allopathic and Osteopathic Physicians: Allopathic physicians are general doctors (Medical Doctor or MD), whereas osteopathic physicians (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine or DO) deal specifically with Osteopathy, targeting in healing the body with minimal use of medicine with an emphasis focusing on preventative care. Both types are fully licensed physicians, educated in diagnosing, as well as offering treatment for various illnesses and disorders.
Pediatrics: Pediatrics is a branch of medicine that handles the medical care of infants, children and adolescents. A doctor specializing in this area of medicine is referred to as a Pediatrician. Most of the larger cities have a Pediatric Hospital.