Dr. Liuska Pesce

Iowa City, IA
22 years experience female

Locations

Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, University of Iowa Children's Hospital

Iowa City, IA

Address

200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Fax

3193568170

About

Bio

Completed Medical school in Universidad Central de Venezuela, Luis Razetti school of Medicine, class of 1998. Postdoctoral research fellowship at Northwestern university, Chicago, IL, pediatric residency at University of Illinois in Chicago and fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at Children' Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University in Chicago. Currently at Iowa City, IA as clinical assistant professor in pediatric endocrinology, University of Iowa Children's Hospital.

Languages spoken

Italian

Doctor Q&A

119 Answers
29 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liuska Pesce
22 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
No good way: There is no good way of losing weight fast and safely. The safest way is a helthy lifestyle and exercise, which is done safely should lead to a 10% of ... Read More
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4 thanks
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liuska Pesce
22 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Not sure: There are different types of pituitary tumors, some are treated with medications and respond well to treatment. Others need surgery or other treatment ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liuska Pesce
22 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Thyroid levels?: There is no treatment for elevated tpo level. Some people have positive tpo and normal thyroid hormone levels. If worried about developing thyroid pro ... Read More
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3 thanks

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Apr 7, 2013
Great responses!
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pesce is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Pesce is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you doctor I really needed to know what was thyroglobulin but now I know I'll try to ask more questions thanks again I liked the answe
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Thanks. I will keep trying. The treating psych is unwilling to give a referral to an endocrinologist or to test so waiting until voluntary
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Thanks for your quick reply! I am just wondering if there are any diet pills I can take as well as the thyroid medication.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Luis razetti univ central de venezuela, ciudad univ
Graduated 1998MD
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