Education & training
Paediatrician is doctor who manage medical conditions affecting infants, children and young people. Paediatrics can be divided into 4 main areas: general paediatrics (manage children from birth to the age of 16 with problems ranging from acute, life-threatening illnesses to chronic diseases, and focus on health promotion from newborn to late adolescence), neonatology (this role specialises in looking after newly born babies in an intensive care unit looking after premature babies or those with problems at birth), community paediatrics (these doctors are based in the community and look after children with developmental, social or behavioural problems and those with a physical disability), paediatric cardiology (these doctors diagnose and treat children with cardiac (heart) conditions). Hip and Knee surgeon is a specialist who treat of knee and hip disorders includes sports injuries, fractures as well as degenerative conditions affecting the hip and the knee. Hip and Knee consultants are experts in the fields of complex revision hip surgery, hip fracture repairs and the fixation of pelvic and acetabular fractures, in the treatment of sports knee injuries and complex revision knee surgery. Hip and Knee surgeon offer a comprehensive range of specialist surgical interventions, including anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, meniscal and joint-surface (chondral) repairs, knee-realignment procedures (osteotomies), along with treatments for patellar instability and anterior knee pain.