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New staff pediatrician at Troy Medical Group

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 9:37 am

Troy Medical Group would like to welcome Dr. Roger Waxelman as interim Pediatrician. He has joined the practice through October, at which time a permanent physician is planned to be in place. Dr. Waxelman has a strong pediatric and emergency room background with over 30 plus years of experience, a great reputation in the greater St. Louis area, and received his training at Washington University School of Medicine. The medical

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    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 9:00 am

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    Posted on July 14, 2014 at 8:37 am

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