Dr. Erik VanOs, MD

Dr. Erik VanOs, MD

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57 y/o
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Dr. Erik VanOs, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Colorado Springs, CO. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. VanOs is affiliated with Penrose-St. Francis Health Services.

Associates In Gastroenterology

2940 N Circle Dr

Colorado Springs, CO 80909
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Care Philosophy

We strive to be a physician practice dedicated to state-of-the-art care for patients with gastrointestinal and liver diseases. We perform most endoscopic procedures including colonoscopy, upper endoscopy (EGD), ERCP, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), and are skilled in the therapeutic maneuvers associated with each. Dr. Van Os graduated from Rice University and then attended Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas, graduating in 1985. His Internal Medicine residency was completed at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in 1988. He followed this with a faculty position at UT-San Antonio as an Assistant Professor of General Internal Medicine. Between 1992 and 1996, Dr. Van Os completed fellowships in Gastroenterology and advanced therapeutic endoscopy at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He was certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in 1995. Since 1996, Dr. Van Os has been in practice with Associates in Gastroenterology in Colorado Springs. In addition to general gastroenterology and hepatology, Dr. Van Os has special interests in therapeutic endoscopy, pancreatic and biliary diseases as well as the management of inflammatory bowel disease. He is a member of numerous professional societies. Dr. Van Os currently serves on the Medical Peer Review Committee at Penrose Main Hospital.
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Dr. VanOs' Experience

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Dr. VanOs' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Gastroenterology
  • Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
2

Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)

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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Penrose-St. Francis Health Services

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. VanOs is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. VanOs' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. VanOs to family and friends
4.3
based on 17 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. VanOs' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Colorado Springs, CO |
Dr. VanOs is a terrific professional. Beyond his outstanding medical expertise, he is an attentive and caring physician. I appreciate his willingness to listen and collaborate relative to treatment plans and preventative medicine. In one instance there was a minor issue that needed to be addressed. Dr. VanOs addressed it in prompt, fair and professional manner. Thank Dr. VanOs!
in Colorado Springs, CO |
I have, over the past 15 years, undergone two screening colonoscopies by Dr. Van Os. He and the clinic personnel are completely professional, totally accessible, etc. The facility is first-rate, as is Dr. Van Os.
in Colorado Springs, CO |
Dr. Van Os was very personable and thorough. He clearly explained what was necessary for the procedure. Not only did Dr. Van Os answer all of our questions, he anticipated our questions. We appreciate his compassion and professionalism.
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Dr. VanOs accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. VanOs has admitting privileges

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services
2222 N Nevada Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
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