Drs. Jose Fontanilla and Maria Judit, each board-certified in geriatrics, recently joined the medical staff of Northwest Health System, practicing at Northwest Senior Health Schmieding Center.
The clinic is located at 2422 N. Thompson, Suite A, in Springdale.
“We are excited to welcome Drs. Fontanilla and Judit,” Dan McKay, CEO of Northwest Health System said. “This specialty is increasingly important to our community as the population ages and that aging population lives longer.”
Fontanilla has been in practice more than 20 years. He received his medical education at the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago, Ill. He also completed a fellowship in geriatric medicine at Loyola University Medical Center/Hines VA Hospital in Maywood, Ill.
Judit has been in practice more than 15 years. She received her medical education at University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines and completed her internal medicine residency at Ravenswood Medical Center in Chicago, Ili. She then completed a geriatrics fellowship at Loyola University/Hines VA Hospital in Maywood, Ill.
These doctors are board certified in geriatric medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.