Child Abuse Pediatrics

 Child abuse physicians specialized in diagnosis and treatment of children who are suspected victims of abuse and maltreatment including physical abuse, emotional abuse and sexual abuse and other factitious illness. They also treat victims of neglect. For example, child abuse Pediatricians may treat children with chronic conditions that have occurred due to neglect or abuse, also malnutrition or psychological problems. Child abuse physician specialists work in community hospitals, health clinics, in research and are often called to provide testimony in court systems.