Dr. Howard Waitzkin, MD

Dr. Howard Waitzkin, MD

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Dr. Howard Waitzkin, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Harvard, IL and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1972 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

62 N Ayer St

Harvard, IL 60033

Contact Information

(815) 943-4339

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • HAP Insurance
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Waitzkin's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Waitzkin treats Irritable Bowel Syndrome more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Waitzkin treats this condition more than 68% of his peers

Rash
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Waitzkin treats Rash more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Waitzkin treats this condition more than 67% of his peers

Fever
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Waitzkin treats Fever more than 40% of his peers

Dr. Waitzkin treats this condition more than 40% of his peers

Dr. Waitzkin's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Postoperative Pain
ADHD and-or ADD
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal Disorders
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Anxiety
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Ataxia
Atherosclerosis
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Back Pain
Bedsores
Bell's Palsy
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Atony
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Bronchitis
Bunion
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Canker Sore
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Cervicitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Dermatitis
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Erectile Dysfunction
Essential Tremor
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gout
Hair Loss
Hammer Toe
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hepatitis Screening
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Insomnia
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Weakness
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Partial Lung Collapse
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Polyneuropathy
Postnasal Drip
Pregnancy Test
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Rash
Rosacea
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sarcoidosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sexual Dysfunction
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Howard Waitzkin, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Harvard, IL and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1972 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

Education

1978
Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency Hospital
1975
Stanford Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1975
Stanford Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1973
Stanford Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1972
Harvard Medical School
Medical School
1978
1975
1975
1973
1972

Languages

  • German
  • English

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico PPO
Cigna
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Open Access Plus
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
MultiPlan
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