Dr. James Philip Van decar M.D.
Neurologist (Pediatric) | Neurodevelopmental Disabilities307 Boatner Rd Suite 114 Eglin Afb FL, 32542
Dr. James Van decar is a child neurologist practicing in Eglin Afb, FL. Dr. Van decar specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the nervous system in children from birth to young adulthood. With combined understanding of childhood illness and the special needs of each individual child and their family, Dr. Van decar is able to help each patient improve the status of their health. Conditions such as seizures, delayed speech, weakness or frequent headaches are treated by child neurologists.
Education and Training
Uniformed Services University F. Edward HÃ©bert School of Medicine MD
Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences,Bethesda, Md, United States 1989
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine 1989
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
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