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Reza T. Jalal, MD

Facilities SoutheastHEALTH Family Medicine - Dexter
Groups Accepting First Option
Status Active
Medical school University of Madras
Residency University of Connecticut
Internal Medicine
Board certification

American Board of Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine


Dr. Jalal is a highly respected physician who has a proven track record and a high level of trust among patients and peers alike. Board certified in internal medicine, hospice and palliative care medicine, he is also recognized by AMDA, the society for post-acute and long-term care medicine, as a Certified Medical Director of nursing homes. Dr. Jalal began his medical practice in Dexter in 1997 and says he enjoys serving patients and families in the area. Southeast Missouri is where his heart is, and he is pleased to practice medicine here. He and his wife, Zulekha S. Jalal, MD, are the parents of two children.


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