Stephen C Kurtz MD
Cardiologist | Cardiovascular Disease5405 N Knoxville Ave Peoria IL, 61614
Dr. Stephen Kurtz is a cardiologist practicing in Peoria, IL. Dr. Kurtz specializes in diagnosing, monitoring, and treating diseases or conditions of the heart and blood vessels and the cardiovascular system. These conditions include heart attacks, heart murmurs, coronary heart disease, and hypertension. Dr. Kurtz also practices preventative medicine, helping patients maintain a heart-healthy life.
Education and Training
Loyola Univ of Chicago Stritch Sch of Med, Maywood Il 1979
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
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