Ira L. Halperin, DO
Specialties: Internal Medicine
Areas of Expertise Dermatology, Diabetes, Preventive Care, Rheumatic Disorders, Wound Care
Title(s) Medical Director - OSF Wound Care Clinic
Medical Education University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences (Des Moines, IA)
Internship(s) Family Medicine - Michiana Community Hospital (South Bend, IN; 1992-1993)
Residency Internal Medicine - Richland Heights General Hospital (Richmond Heights, OH; 1995-1996), Internal Medicine - Tucson General Hospital (Tucson, AZ; 1993-1995)
Board Certification(s) Internal Medicine - American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine
Professional Certification(s) Wound Care Certification, Basic Life Support (BLS)
Professional Memberships American College of Osteopathic Internists, American Osteopathic Association, McLean County Medical Society, American Medical Association
Philosophy of Care I believe in patient-centered and evidence-based care as well as the Mission and Vision of the Sisters. I also believe in limiting the use of unnecessary medications.
Why work for OSF HealthCare?
I really appreciate the people I work with. The system cares for patients without concern for insurance.
What do you love about OSF Medical Group – College Avenue?
College Avenue provides the necessary resources to make work easier. It also brings specialists to fulfill the needs of the community.
What is your approach to care?
I try to cover all the patients’ concerns. I pinpoint the source when possible for ailments and prepare any needed referrals and treatments. I strive to educate patients on steps to take to live a long and prosperous life. It’s important to be a good listener.
What are some of your interests?
Music, tae kwon do, sports, water sports.
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4.8 Star Rating (226 Reviews)
5.0/5 ( Apr 28, 2020)
He's very pleasant when even he feels bad he is very thorough.
5.0/5 ( Apr 27, 2020)
5.0/5 ( Apr 20, 2020)
I am old, fat and diabetic, and have had many many doctors over the years. Dr. Halperin is the best doctor i have ever had.
4.5/5 ( Mar 20, 2020)
4.95/5 ( Mar 18, 2020)
Dr. Halprin has always been attentive to any concerns I have. He explains things well and makes suggestions or recommendations for anything that would be an asset to my health. He makes you totally feel at ease.
5.0/5 ( Mar 15, 2020)
Dr. Halperin is a a very fine physician and he treats me as a friend as well as a patient. It is a privilege to know him as my doctor.