Dr. James Pierog practices Emergency Medicine in Orange, CA. Dr. Pierog 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. Pierog examines patients, determines means of testing, diagnoses conditions, and decides the best treatment methods.
Education and Training
Univ of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch of Med, Los Angeles Ca 1970
University of California 1970
Emergency MedicineAmerican Board of Emergency MedicineABEM- Pediatric Emergency Medicine
- L A Co-Usc Med Ctr, Internal Medicine
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