Dr. William Enrique Bernal M.D.
Rheumatologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Rheumatology34th & Civic Center Blvd Children's Hospital Philadelphia PA, 19104
Dr. William Bernal practices Pediatric Rheumatology in Philadelphia, PA. Pediatric rheumatologists treat child patients who suffer from pain in the musculoskeletal system, have symptoms of arthritis, or an autoimmune disorder. Dr. Bernal evaluates and treats a variety of joint, muscle, and bone disorders; including autoimmune disorders, such as lupus, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, Kawasaki disease, post-infectious arthritis, chronic vasculitis, and inflammatory disorders of the muscle, eye, or other organs. Dr. Bernal also is trained in the evaluation of prolonged fever, unexplained complaints of chronic musculoskeletal pain, weakness, poor appetite, fatigue, and/or loss of function or skills.
Education and Training
Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine 2004
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Rheumatology
Dr. William Enrique Bernal M.D.'s Practice location
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