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Pediatric Specialists

​Your pediatrician may refer your child to a pediatric specialist for further evaluation and treatment. Pediatric specialists have received more extensive training in their area of practice. Learn more about these “medical subspecialties” here.

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Guidelines for Referral to Pediatric Surgical Specialists

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), with the collaboration of the Surgical Sections of the American Academy of Pediatrics, has created referral recommendations intended to serve as voluntary practice parameters to assist general pediatricians in determining when and to whom to refer their patients for pediatric surgical specialty care.