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Dr. Dennis Eckels, D.O., F.A.A.F.P., F.A.C.O.F.P.



Specialties: Geriatrics and Family Medicine

Dr. Eckels is a board-certified family physician with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Geriatrics and additional qualification in Hyperbaric Medicine and wound care that brings nearly 40 years of clinical teaching experience to the AOA/ACOFP Family Medicine Program. A rural underserved private practice physician, Dr. Eckels is a published author who has conducted research on a number of topics including hormone replacement therapy, diabetic polyneuropathy, and diabetic microvascular disease. A member of a number of professional organizations, he is also is actively involved in community, civic, and national affairs. Dr. Eckels is a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and served a rotating internship at Tri-County Hospital in Springfield, Pennsylvania.

Research and Publication 
Dennis L. Eckels, D.O. (2010). Patient-Centered Diabetic Care: The Role of Continuous Glucose Monitoring. Osteopathic Family Physician. 2 (6): 170-174. View Article 

Dennis L. Eckels, D.O. (2012) An Unusual Presentation of MEN-1. Osteopathic Family Physician. 4 (5): 140-143.

Dennis L. Eckels, D.O. (2014) Early Detection of Diabetic Macrovascular Disease. Osteopathic Family Physician. 6 (5): 19-22