Daron Gersch, MD, FAAFP
Dr. Gersch began practicing medicine in 1994 and is the ER Trauma and Medical Director at CentraCare Hospital-Long Prairie in Long Prairie, Minnesota. He also serves as Medical Director at Mother of Mercy Nursing Home in Albany, Minnesota, and is an emergency room physician at CentraCare hospitals in Long Prairie, Minnesota and Melrose, Minnesota. Dr. Gersch serves as a clinical associate professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School; and as a clinical assistant professor at North Dakota State University. He has students from both universities come to his practice for rotations.
Articles Reviewed by Daron Gersch, MD, FAAFP
Rheumatic fever is a rare disease. It usually doesn’t happen in the United States. It’s tied to the bacteria that causes strep throat and scarlet fever.