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Dr. Abelardo Cruz specializes in rheumatology, geriatric medicine, internal medicine in Omaha, Nebraska.

Dr. Abelardo Cruz has been compared 142 times. Details of Dr. Cruz's 21 years experience as an MD, his 2 hospital affiliations and education at University of the Philippines are available on your free doctor report.

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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise

Dr. Abelardo Cruz identified specializing in RheumatologyRheumatology
An internist who treats diseases of joints, muscle, bones, and tendons. This specialist diagnoses and treats arthritis, back pain, muscle strains, common athletic injuries, and "collagen" diseases.
, Geriatric MedicineGeriatric Medicine
An internist with special knowledge of the aging process and special skills in the diagnostic, therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative aspects of illness in the elderly. This specialist cares for geriatric patients in the patient's home, the office, long-term care settings such as nursing homes, and the hospital.
and Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs.

  • Internal Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Rheumatology
He is certied by The American Board of Internal Medicine for Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Rheumatology.

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Hospital Affiliations

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Dr. Cruz is affiliated with 2 hospitals:

Decatur County Hospital
1405 NW Church St
Leon, IA 50144

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Dr. Cruz attended medical school at University of the Philippines College of Medicine and graduated in 1993 having 21 years experience.

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