Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of kids, infants and adolescents. The medical practitioner who specializes in this area is known as a pediatrician. The age limit for patients of a pediatrician usually ranges from birth up to 18-21 years of age. Pediatricians work both in hospitals, particularly those working in its specialized subfields such as neonatology, and as primary care physicians who specialize in children.
Orenburg State Medical University has a department of pediatrics. The duration of MBBS in Pediatrics at OSMU is 6 years. Curriculum for the course in Pediatrics includes 12960 class hours and the major subjects are taught for 7596 class hours. At present there are 3 doctors of medicine and 17 candidates of medicine working as faculty in pediatrics in Orenburg State Medical University.