Dr. Nancy Qusba, MD, FACEP, Emergency Physician
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Dr. Nancy Qusba, MD, FACEP

Family Practitioner

5/5(8)
1254 Ogden Ave Downers Grove IL, 60515
Rating

5/5

About

Dr. Nancy Qusba is a family practitioner practicing in Downers Grove, IL. Dr. Qusba specializes in comprehensive health care for people of all ages. In addition to diagnosing and treating illnesses, family practitioners also put focus on preventative care with routine checkups, tests and personalized coaching on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Qusba possesses immense general knowledge on maintaining health and today, family practitioners provide more care for the underserved and rural populations than any other medical specialty.

Education and Training

University of Maryland Medical Center

AIIMS NEW DELHI INDIA MS IN SURGERY 1974

Board Certification

American Board of Emergency Medicine

Provider Details

Male English, Hindi
Dr. Nancy Qusba, MD, FACEP
Dr. Nancy Qusba, MD, FACEP's Expert Contributions
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Areas of expertise and specialization

Emergency MedicineFamily Medicine

Areas of research

AIIMS NEW DELHI INDIA

Dr. Nancy Qusba, MD, FACEP's Practice location

1254 Ogden Ave -
Downers Grove, IL 60515
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New patients: 630-963-6912, 630-963-6913
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Dr. Nancy Qusba, MD, FACEP has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 8 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Family Practitioner in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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