Dr. Rebecca Pifer practices Emergency Medicine in Chicago, IL. Dr. Pifer assesses patients who seek immediate medical attention at any time of day or night. Emergency Medicine Physicians are trained to efficiently work with each patient and situation no matter how acute or life-threatening. Dr. Pifer examines patients, determines means of testing, diagnoses conditions, and decides the best treatment methods.
Education and Training
Univ of Pa Sch of Med, Philadelphia Pa 1997
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania 1997
- Univ Of Chicago Hosps, Emergency Medicine; Naval Med Ctr-San Diego, General Surgery
- University of Chicago Program
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