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Find a Pediatrician in San Francisco, CA who offers pediatric services including primary medical care for infants, children and adolescents.

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  • Yasuko Fukuda, MD
    300 Points

    Yasuko Fukuda, MD

    45 Castro St.
    Suite 232
    San Francisco, CA 94114
  • Lawrence Granader, MD 230 Points

    Lawrence Granader, MD

    Retired
    1647 VALENCIA ST
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94110
  • Caroline Yong, MD 220 Points

    Caroline Yong, MD

    caroline yong, m.d., inc.
    2645 ocean ave, #104
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94132
  • Gerald Harris, MD 130 Points

    Gerald Harris, MD

    Pediatric Medical Group
    595 Buckingham Way Ste 43
    San Francisco, CA 94132
  • David Haskin, MD 120 Points

    David Haskin, MD

    1580 Valencia St Ste 601
    San Francisco, CA 94110
  • Sonja Huie, MD 120 Points

    Sonja Huie, MD

    3905 Sacramento St Ste 100
    San Francisco, CA 94118

Pediatrician Info

Pediatrician Summary:
Pediatricians practice pediatrics which is a focus on the mental, social and physical health of children from birth to adulthood. Pediatricians diagnose and treat infections, illnesses, injuries and childhood diseases. Pediatricians can choose to enter general care or they can specialize in a system of the body, such as heart, kidney, or lung conditions.

Education and Training: After attending four years of medical school, a student wishing to practice pediatrics must complete three years of pediatric training as an intern or resident. To become a pediatric specialist, another one to three years of training is required. There are 12 different specialties that a pediatrician can choose to enter. Once the training has been completed, three Medical Licensing Certification exams must be passed, followed by the American Board of Pediatrics Certification Exam. This exam must be passed every seven years in order to retain certification and licensing.


Pediatrician FAQs:
What is a Pediatrician?
A Pediatrician is a physician who cares for children, from an infant to adolescent age. A Pediatrician specializes in diseases in young, growing bodies.

What duties does a Pediatrician have?
A Pediatrician gives immunization shots, orders tests to diagnose disease, treats infections and injuries, and advises on the nutritional needs of children. A Pediatrician can help with behavioral problems, developmental disorders, stress and depression in children.

What should one look for in a pediatrician?
When searching for a Pediatrician one may want to consider:
- What is the Pediatrician's office location and hours?
- Is the Pediatrician available after hours?
- How is the Pediatrician's office presentation?
- Does the Pediatrician accept the right insurance?
- Does the Pediatrician provide referrals?
- Which hospital is the Pediatrician affiliated with?
- Is there an in-office laboratory?


Pediatrician Related Terms:
children's health, immunization, strep throat, chicken pox, ear infection, childhood diseases, vaccine, MMR, Hepatitis children vaccine, Diphtheria Tetanus Pertussis child vaccine, influenza child vaccine, Hepatitis vaccine, Meningococcal child vaccine, child Swine flu vaccine