A pediatrician or neurologist who specializes in the diagnosis and management of chronic conditions that affect the developing and mature nervous system such as cerebral palsy, mental retardation and chronic behavioral syndromes, or neurologic conditions.
Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007. www.abms.org [7/1/2007: definition changed, source added]
Additional Resources: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2007. http://www.abpn.org/.
Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
A subspecialty certificate for NDN was approved by the ABMS in 1999.
ACGME Accredited Residency Program Requirements: Ongoing early discussions regarding proposal.