Dr. Lilanganie Weerasinghe MD
Adolescent Specialist | Adolescent Medicine2353 Se 14 St Des Moines IA, 50320
Dr. Lilanganie Weerasinghe is an adolescent specialist practicing in Des Moines, IA. Dr. Weerasinghe works with patients who are in the adolescent age, or generally between the ages of 11 and 19 years old. As an adolescent-specialist, Dr. Weerasinghe treats many common health issues that pre-teens and teenagers face, from mental, to behavioral, to physical conditions. Some of these issues may include growth and hormone problems, sports injuries, eating disorders, substance abuse and more. Adolescent specialists perform medical exams, histories and diagnostic tests, and develop individualized treatment plans for each patient.
Education and Training
Univ Of Peradeniya- Fac Of Med- Peradeniya- Sri Lanka (Univ Sri Lanka) 1986
University of Peradeniya Faculty of Medicine 1986
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
- Ear Infection
- Learning Disabilities
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (copd)
- Strep Throat
- Central Ia Hlth Sys/Ia Methodi, Pediatrics
- Central Iowa Health System (Iowa Lutheran Hospital) Program
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