Arthritis Foundation Medical Honoree 2018

Walk to Cure Arthritis

Arthritis Foundation Medical Honoree 2018

The Arthritis Foundation is honored to feature Dr. Fred Pfalzgraf as the 2018 Medical Honoree for the Walk To Cure Arthritis in Southern Illinois.

Dr. Pfalzgraf is originally from Wisconsin where he graduated from the University of Wisconsin Medical School. He completed his internship and residency at Fizsimons Army Medical Center in Aurora, Colorado, and went on to finish his rheumatology fellowship at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver.

He takes great pride in this honor as an avenue to educate the people of Southern Illinois about arthritis in its many forms and to spread awareness of its growing prevalence in our society today. Currently, Dr. Pfalzgraf is working as a rheumatologist for Premier Specialty Network with clinics in Perryville, MO; and, DuQuoin, Benton, Sparta, and Eldorado, IL.

He asks that you join him and his team in supporting the mission of the Arthritis Foundation to serve those living with the daily challenges of arthritis while leading the fight to find a cure.

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