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Dr. Leonard Joseph Hertko, M.D.

Internist

Dr. Leonard Hertko is an internist practicing in Orland Park, IL. Dr. Hertko specializes in the medical treatment of adults. Internists can act as a primary physician or a consultant to a primary physician. They manage both common and rare diseases. Dr. Hertko provides comprehensive care and manages treatment with surgeons as well. Internists establish long-term relationships with their patients and incorporate disease prevention and mental health care into their practice.
59 years Experience
Dr. Leonard Joseph Hertko, M.D.
  • Orland Park, IL
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

What do high lymphocytes mean?

Without knowing the exact lymphocyte count, I would generalize as follows. In a young person, the elevated count could simply reflect a recent viral infection. In an older person( READ MORE
Without knowing the exact lymphocyte count, I would generalize as follows. In a young person, the elevated count could simply reflect a recent viral infection. In an older person( i.e. >55 ) chronic lymphocytic leukemia has to be considered.

Pain in stomach and back after eating

See your doctor ASAP. An ultrasound exam of your abdomen should be done.

When should I see a geriatrician?

Continued follow-up with your long term internist is more than adequate.

Cloudy urine with strong odor- What could it be?


The ammonia odor would suggest a urinary tract infection.

Vasovagal syncope getting worse


See a cardiologist and have a tilt table study and a Holter monitor study.