Pediatric intensivist

Definition of pediatric intensivist

pediatric intensivist

(pee-dee-A-trik in-TEN-sih-vist)
A doctor who has special training in diagnosing and treating children who are seriously ill or injured. Pediatric intensivists use special procedures, treatments, and medicines to care for children who are usually in a pediatric intensive care unit of a hospital. Pediatric intensivists coordinate the overall care of these children, including treatment given by other specialists.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms