Dr. Ayse Akcan arikan is a pediatrician practicing in Houston, TX. Dr. Akcan arikan is a doctor who specializes in the health care of children. As a pedicatrician, Dr. Akcan arikan 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. Akcan arikan can oversee and manage the physical, mental and emotional health of their patients.
Education and Training
Istanbul Universitesi 1996
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
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