Mmmm, we didn't interview ours because he was my pediatrician plus others that I know. But I would ask his experience, his availability (ER calls during the night, other practitioners), what hospitals he is affiliated with. Umm sorry that's all I can think of right now.
So fun! First of all, you need to FEEL a connection to the pediatrician. Some of them are so focused on children that they pretty much ignore the parents or treat them like dirt (SOME, not all).
I actually found my doctor after I gave birth. A ped visits your baby in the hospital to make sure they're right-as-rain and to discharge them. So that's how I found my very awesome, totally chic, African-American goddess of a doctor who is young and on top of the latest medical news. I loved how she treated my baby and how she spoke to me as the PARENT, with respect. She includes me in decision-making, etc.
Ask about how their office works (when can you call with questions, will a nurse get back to me, how long is the waiting time usually, can I space out vaccinations/not have any at all, etc.).
You may also want to know how long they've been in peds (basically ask for their "track record"), their thoughts on vaccines if that's important to you, and credentials (where'd they go to school).
Copyright 1994-2017MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.