Dr. Melissa S Tesher M.D.
Rheumatologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Rheumatology5841 S Maryland Ave Rm C101, Mc 5044 Chicago IL, 60637
Dr. Melissa Tesher practices Pediatric Rheumatology in Chicago, IL. Pediatric rheumatologists treat child patients who suffer from pain in the musculoskeletal system, have symptoms of arthritis, or an autoimmune disorder. Dr. Tesher evaluates and treats a variety of joint, muscle, and bone disorders; including autoimmune disorders, such as lupus, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, Kawasaki disease, post-infectious arthritis, chronic vasculitis, and inflammatory disorders of the muscle, eye, or other organs. Dr. Tesher also is trained in the evaluation of prolonged fever, unexplained complaints of chronic musculoskeletal pain, weakness, poor appetite, fatigue, and/or loss of function or skills.
Education and Training
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 2004
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