Representing the internists of Texas, Edward James Lefeber Jr., MD, FACP, has been selected to represent his community in the publication of The Leading Physicians of the World. In private practice for 46 years, Dr. Lefeber represented the commitment, excellence, and zeal for patient care needed to receive this prestigious honor until his recent retirement in 2011 to do volunteer medicine.
A well versed doctor in his field, Dr. Lefeber was an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas. The University of Texas originated in 1839, when the Congress of the Republic of Texas, in an act locating the seat of government, ordered a site set aside for a university. Dr. Lefeber was affiliated with University Health System San Antonio. University Health System is among the Top 50 hospitals in the nation for caring for patients with diabetes and kidney disease according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2011-12 rankings and is also ranked #1 in the San Antonio metro area. Dr. Lefeber is a dedicated internist who has specialized in geriatric medicine for nearly 50 years, making him an expert in the field.
Dr. Lefeber graduated from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 1966, and then continued on to Georgetown University Medical Center, William Beaumont Army Hospital, Georgetown Service Hospital, and DC General Hospital for his internships and residencies. The University of Texas Medical Branch is the first and oldest academic health center in the state, with the distinction of educating more health care professionals than any other institution in Texas. His inspiring experiences there were the catalysts to the outstanding work performed in San Antonio, Texas today.
To find out more about Dr. Lefeber be sure to look out for his upcoming publication in The Leading Physicians of the World.
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