Appointments: (818) 461-9690
Pediatric Care Physicians
5353 Balboa Blvd. #200, Encino, CA 91316

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What is a Pediatrician?

Pediatricians are medical doctors who specialize in the care of children. After medical school, pediatricians spend three more years of intensive hospital-based training in pediatrics to prepare for a career in practice. They must pass a rigorous test to become pediatric board certified. All of our physicians are board certified pediatricians. They must then maintain ongoing pediatric education and testing to maintain their certified status.

With this solid foundation of training and experience over time, pediatricians are equipped to deal with virtually any pediatric problem. Pediatricians are trained and experienced in the physical, mental, emotional, and social development of children and youth. They recognize that children are not "little adults." Their organ systems function differently and respond differently to disease and medications. Pediatricians are specially trained and experienced to recognize the importance of these differences and tailor the most appropriate evaluation and treatment plans for your child.