Pediatric dermatologists are medical doctors who have had the following training:
- Four years of medical school
- One year of internship
- Three years of dermatology residency OR two years of pediatrics residency and three years of dermatology residency
- One year of pediatric dermatology fellowship
- Upon completion of training, pediatric dermatologists become subspecialty board certified in Pediatric Dermatology through the American Board of Dermatology.
Source: Section on Dermatology (Copyright © 2017 American Academy of Pediatrics)