Dr. Joel S Leifheit MD
Pediatrician920 West St Suite 111 Peru IL, 61354
Dr. Joel Leifheit is a pediatrician practicing in Peru, IL. Dr. Leifheit is a doctor who specializes in the health care of children. As a pedicatrician, Dr. Leifheit diagnoses and treats infections, injuries, diseases and other disorders in children. Pediatricians typically work with infants, children, teenagers and young adults up to age 21. They practice medical care as well as preventative health care. Dr. Leifheit can oversee and manage the physical, mental and emotional health of their patients.
Education and Training
Univ of Il Coll of Med, Chicago Il 1994
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
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- What Is a Rotavirus Vaccine?
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