Dr. Meredith L Heltzer M.D.
Emergency Physician (Pediatric) | Pediatric Emergency Medicine6501 Loisdale Ct Allergy - 7th Floor Springfield VA, 22150
Dr. Meredith Heltzer is a pediatric emergency medicine physician practicing in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Heltzer specializes in providing care for critically ill and injured children. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physicians possess a vast amount of knowledge in areas such as neonatology, critical care and forensic pediatrics. Children involved in automobile accidents, child abuse or near-drowning episodes are frequent cases treated by pediatric emergency medicine physicians.
Education and Training
Allegheny Univ Of Hlth Sciences- Philadelphia Pa 2000
Drexel University College of Medicine 2006
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
- St Christophers Hosp Chldn, Pediatrics
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MCLEAN, VA 22102Get Direction
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