Dr. Steven Boyce Coker M.D.
Neurologist (Pediatric) | Neurodevelopmental Disabilities25 N Winfield Rd Winfield IL, 60190
Dr. Steven Coker is a child neurologist practicing in Winfield, IL. Dr. Coker 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. Coker 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
University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine 1971
- Birth Defects
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