Dr. April Ulmer, MD


Pediatric Gastroenterology | Female

Digestive Health Center PA 3890 Bienville Blvd Ocean Springs, MS 39564 Get Directions
Dr. April Ulmer, MD

Dr. April Ulmer, MD is a pediatric gastroenterology doctor who practices in Ocean Springs, MS. She is 45 years old and has been practicing for 19 years. Dr. Ulmer is affiliated with Biloxi Regional Medical Center.

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Areas of Expertise: Pediatric Gastroenterology

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in Ocean Springs, MS |
Dr. Ulmer is EXCEPTIONAL! My children love how comfortable she made them feel from the second she walked into the room. She is a mother and her bedside manner shows she has compassion for her patients. She thoroughly evaluated my children and took measures to get answers. My 5 year old was very nervous about his procedure and she calmed his anxiety with her tender hands and soft voice. She is very knowledgeable, compassionate, and professional.
in Hattiesburg, MS |
Best doctor ever! Not afraid to think outside the box for difficult to treat patients. Takes the time to really listen to your concerns and wants to help. She found the answers to my son's problems when every other doctor just brushed us off. She is a true gem and we need more caring physicians like Dr. Ulmer. She is not afraid to spend the time with her patients.
From the first visit, Dr. Ulmer has been wonderful. Very thorough and knowledgeable. Her bedside manner is great. I would recommend her to any parent.
She is awesome! Knowledgeable with a great bedside manner!
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    Dr. Ulmer's Care Philosophy

    Areas of Expertise: Pediatric Gastroenterology

    Dr. Ulmer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
    •  Board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatrics
    •  Malpractice claims in Mississippi not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    • Pediatrics

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diarrhea
    • Duodenitis
    • Esophageal Dilation
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Heartburn
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Indigestion
    • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
    • Vomiting Disorders


    • Medical School
      University Of Mississippi

      Graduated in 1998

    • Internship Hospital
      Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences

      Completed in 2000

    • Residency Hospital
      Geisinger Medical Center

      Completed in 2004

    • Fellowship Hospital
      State University Of New York

      Completed in 2007

    • Undergraduate School
      Xavier University

      Graduated in 1994

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    • Pediatric Gastroenterology

    Procedures Performed

    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Colon Cancer Screening
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Colorectal Cancer Screening
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • Sigmoidoscopy