WHAT IS A PEDIATRIC SURGEON?
A pediatric surgeon is a trained surgeon specializing in the diagnosis and operative care of surgical issues
WHAT IS PEDIATRIC SURGERY?
Pediatric surgery is a subspecialty of surgery involving the surgery of fetuses, infants, children adolescents, and young adults. Many pediatric surgeons practice at children's hospitals.
THERE ARE MANY DIFFERENT TYPES OF PEDIATRIC SURGEONS.....
- General Pediatric Surgeon
- Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgeon
- Pediatric Neurosurgeon
- Pediatric Plastic Surgeon
What is a General Pediatric Surgeon?
is a sub specialty of general surgery. General pediatric surgeons perform most routine surgical procedures for children, though they'll often refer complex cases to specialists in other sub disciplines such as pediatric cardiac or neurological surgery.
What is a Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgeon?
Pediatric cardiovascular surgeons treat children with heart-related birth defects or congenital heart diseases, often returning them to full health. Working at the junction of two highly specialized forms of surgery, pediatric cardiovascular surgeons earn some of the highest incomes in all of medicine.
What is a Pediatric Neurosurgeon?
Pediatric neurosurgeons treat children for physical illnesses and malfunctions of the brain and nervous system, as well as their supporting systems of blood vessels. Like their cardiovascular colleagues, pediatric neurosurgeons earn unusually high salaries even by medical standards.
What is a Pediatric Plastic Surgeon?
If your child needs surgery to fix a deformity caused by a birth defect, injury, illness, or tumor, a pediatric plastic surgeon has the experience and qualifications to treat your child
how much do these types of pediatric surgeons make?
- General Pediatric surgeons make between an average of $462,801 and $475,645
- Pediatric Neurosurgeons make an average of $656,282 a year.
- Pediatric Cardiovascular surgeons make an average of $762,846 a year..
- Pediatric Plastic surgeons make between an average of $228,283 and $342,425
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men. ~Cicero