Dr. Philip T. Miner MD
Neurologist (Pediatric) | Neurodevelopmental Disabilities2300 N Rockton Ave Rockford IL, 61103
Dr. Philip Miner is a child neurologist practicing in Rockford, IL. Dr. Miner 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. Miner 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
Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 1970
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 1970
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
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- University Hosp, Inc, Child Neurology; University Hosp, Inc, Neurology; Letterman Army Med Ctr, Pediatrics; Comm Med Ctr-University Med Ct, Pediatrics; Children'S Natl Med Ctr, Pediatrics
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