Dr. Erik VanOs, MD

Dr. Erik VanOs, MD

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58 y/o
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Dr. Erik VanOs, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in gastroenterology and hepatology.Read his story

Associates In Gastroenterology P.C.

2940 N Circle Dr

Colorado Springs, CO 80909
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • CNIC Health Solutions
  • Cofinity
  • Colorado Access
  • Colorado Choice Health Plans
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. VanOs performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ulcer
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. VanOs's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. VanOs' bio

This content was provided by Dr. VanOs "Dr. Van Os graduated from Rice University in Houston, Texas and then attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. Following this he completed internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. After serving on the faculty of the medical center in San Antonio for 2 ½ years, Dr. Van Os completed fellowships in gastroenterology and advanced therapeutic endoscopy at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Van Os joined Associates in Gastroenterology in 1996. His interest is general gastroenterology. He currently serves on the Medical Executive Committee and the Board of Trustees for the Penrose-St. Francis Health System. In addition, Dr. Van Os serves on the Regional Coordinating Council and Finance Committees for Colorado Health Neighborhoods."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. VanOs "We are a specialty practice dedicated to state-of-the-art care for patients with gastrointestinal and liver disease. We strive to be a physician practice dedicated to state-of-the-art care for patients with gastrointestinal and liver diseases. We treat the full range of gastrointestinal and hepatic disorders, including:

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis)
  • Hepatitis C and all forms of Viral Hepatitis
  • Esophageal Disease and GERD
  • Food Allergies, IBS and Celiac Disease
  • Pancreatic Disease and Gallstones/Biliary Disease
  • Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention

We perform endoscopic procedures including colonoscopy, upper endoscopy (EGD), ERCP, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), and are skilled in the therapeutic maneuvers associated with each."

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2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

85  Conditions Treated

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15  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Tex Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Tex Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Mayo Clinic College Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. VanOs has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. VanOs' Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. VanOs to family and friends
30 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. VanOs' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Dr. VanOs has been treating me since 2007 for various gastrointestinal issues. His care has been excellent in dealing with my GERD, Barretts esophagus, and other issues. I am currently being monitored for successful remediation of high grade dysplasia associated with Barrett's. I highly recommend...more
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Dr. VanOs is a model of "a patient's doctor". He is personable yet fully professional. He takes the necessary time with one to ensure an understanding of his diagnosis and treatment. I've been under his care for approximately 12 years and would fully recommend him to anyone. An EXCEPTIONALLY...more
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Dr. Van Os has treated me on 5 occasions from 2005 to 2018. He practices at the epitome of his profession and combines that with a doctor/patient demeanor by talking "to" rather than "at" a layman. He should be at the top of a list of Gastroenterologists being considered by anyone. Seeking help...more
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Fine care.
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Dr. Van Os introduced himself prior to my colonoscopy and explained everything that was going to happen. He was very personable and I felt very confident that I would be well taken care of. After the procedure, he came in and spoke with me about the findings and put them in very common terms and...more
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