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Catherine M. Gruer, MD

Chief, Division of Geriatrics

Geriatrics

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Lehigh Valley Physician Group

Specialties
Geriatrics
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Area of focus ?
Long-term care, Post acute care, Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
Languages spoken
English

Dr. Gruer's Locations

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About Dr. Gruer

Education

Undergraduate
Nottingham University, BS - Medical Science, 1980

Medical Training
Nottingham University, BM BS, 1982

Training

Residency 1983
Surgery, Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, Derby

Residency 1983
Internal Medicine, City Hospital, Nottingham

Residency 1984
Geriatric Medicine, Dudley Road Hospital, Birmingham

Residency 1985
Internal Medicine, St. Lukes Hospital, Bradford

Residency 1986
Internal Medicine, Bradford Royal Infirmary, Bradford

Residency 1986
Geriatric Medicine, City Hospital, Edinburgh

Residency 1989
Geriatric Medicine, Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow

Residency 1991
Internal and Geriatric Medicine, Oxford Senior Registrar Training Scheme, Oxford

Certifications

Royal College of Physicians of London - Internal Medicine

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