Dr. Gretchen Johnston specializes in pediatric medicine in Jacksonville, Illinois.
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Dr. Gretchen Johnston identified specializing in
Pediatric MedicinePediatric Medicine
A pediatrician is concerned with the physical, emotional, and social health of children from birth to young adulthood. Care encompasses a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventive health care to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. A pediatrician deals with biological, social, and environmental influences on the developing child, and with the impact of disease and dysfunction on development..
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Dr. Johnston is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Dr. Johnston attended medical school at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and graduated in 2003 having 11 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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