Dr. Joseph Herbin practices Geriatric Medicine in Fairfield, CT. Geriatricians prevent, manage, and develop care plans that address the special health problems of the elderly. Dr. Herbin works as part of a team with other healthcare providers, to address the natural aging that goes on within the body and to manage multiple medical problems and ensure social support.
Education and Training
Univ Zurich- Med Fak- Zurich- Switzerland 1965
Universitat Zurich, Medizinische Fakultat 1965
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Fletcher Allen Hlth Care, Internal Medicine; St Vincent'S Med Ctr, Internal Medicine; St Vincent'S Med Ctr, Flexible Or Transitional Year
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