How many years of education does a pediatric surgeon need?

In order to become a pediatric surgeon, you must complete 4 yrs. of undergrad college, 4 yrs. of medical school, 1 yr. surgical residency & 5 yrs. general surgery. After that, you must receive approval from the American Surgical Board, then you will finally become a pediatric surgeon! If you want to specialize in a surgical field, you must complete 2 additional years from that training field.