Dr. Folkert Zijlstra, MD

Dr. Folkert Zijlstra, MD

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Dr. Folkert Zijlstra, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Fort Wayne, IN and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

7900 W Jefferson Blvd Ste 201

Fort Wayne, IN 46804

Contact Information

(260) 969-7100

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  • Aetna
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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(260) 969-7100

Dr. Zijlstra accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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Dr. Zijlstra's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diverticulosis, Intestinal
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Dr. Zijlstra treats Diverticulosis, Intestinal more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Zijlstra treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
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Dr. Zijlstra treats Hemorrhoids more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Zijlstra treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zijlstra treats Abdominal Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Zijlstra treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Zijlstra's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. Folkert Zijlstra, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Fort Wayne, IN and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1986
University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
1986

Languages

  • Dutch
  • English

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Extremely courteous and understanding; made me feel at ease from the get -go. Thank You Dr. Z!
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Compassionate physician that listens to your problems. He answers your questions. Is not rushed. Staff very helpful!
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compassionate, skilled, takes time to answer questions
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Parkview Whitley Hospital

Columbia City, IN

Dupont Hospital

Fort Wayne, IN