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Genetics Specialist Joins SIU Med School

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Julie Fleischer, MD

Aug. 23, 2016 - Julie Fleischer, MD, has joined the faculty of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as an assistant professor of pediatrics, specializing in genetics. Fleischer is also a member of SIU HealthCare.

Before joining SIU, Fleischer completed a genetics fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (2016). Previously, she worked as a pediatrician for Springfield Clinic in Carlinville. Fleischer completed a pediatrics residency at St. Louis University after earning her medical degree at Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia (2001, 1997). She earned a bachelor's degree at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Okla. (1989).

Board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, Fleischer is a member of the Mitochondrial Medicine Society, the Society of Inherited Metabolic Disorders, the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Her interests include developmental delays, autism, connective tissue disorders, metabolic disorders and complex genetic disorders.

Fleischer, her husband, Dan, and their three children live in Carlinville.

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