Dr. Sheldon A. Weiss MD
Geriatrician | Geriatric Medicine3401 N Perryville Rd Rockford IL, 61114
Dr. Sheldon Weiss practices Geriatric Medicine in Rockford, IL. Geriatricians prevent, manage, and develop care plans that address the special health problems of the elderly. Dr. Weiss works as part of a team with other healthcare providers, to address the natural aging that goes on within the body and to manage multiple medical problems and ensure social support.
Education and Training
Univ of Il Coll of Med, Chicago Il 1976
University of Illinois College of Medicine 1976
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- High Cholesterol
- Heart Disease
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Degenerative Disc Disease (ddd)
- Vascular Disease
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