Dr. James W. Edlund, MD

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Dr. James W. Edlund, MD

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PPG Colon/Rectal Surgery Group 11104 Parkview Circle Dr # 320, Fort Wayne, IN 46845 Get Directions
(260) 489-8898

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James W. Edlund was born in 1948 in Minneapolis, Minn. He earned his undergraduate degree in Biology from Oakland University,...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • General Surgery
      • Colon & Rectal Surgery

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      • Colon & Rectal Surgery
      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abscess
      • Anal and Rectal Cancer
      • Anal Disorders
      • Anal Fissure
      • Anal Fistula
      • Anal or Rectal Pain
      • Anal Prolapse
      • Anorectal Abscess
      • Appendicitis
      • Cancer
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Intestinal Abscess
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Meckel's Diverticulum
      • Neuroendocrine Tumors
      • Rectovaginal Fistula
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Ulcer
      • Ulcerative Colitis

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Anorectal Myomectomy
      • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Appendectomy, Open
      • Colectomy
      • Colon and Rectal Surgery
      • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
      • Destruction of Anal Tumor
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
      • Excision of Rectal Tumor
      • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
      • Hernia Repair
      • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
      • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
      • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
      • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
      • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Michigan Medical School

        Graduated in 1973

      • Internship Hospital
        Blodgett Meml Hospital

        Completed in 1974

      • Residency Hospital
        Blodgett Meml Hospital

        Completed in 1978

        Ferguson Hospital

        Completed in 1979

      • Undergraduate School
        Oakland University

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and General Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Edlund's Care Philosophy

      James W. Edlund was born in 1948 in Minneapolis, Minn. He earned his undergraduate degree in Biology from Oakland University, Rochester, Mich., and his MD degree from the University of Michigan Medical School in 1973. Dr. Edlund completed his general surgery residency at Blodgett Hospital in Grand Rapids Mich. in 1978 and in 1979, completed his Fellowship for Colon Rectal Surgery at the Ferguson Clinic in Grand Rapids, Mich. Dr. Edlund has been practicing colon rectal surgery in Fort Wayne, Indiana since 1979. Dr. Edlund is certified by the American Board of Colon Rectal Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons and holds membership with the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, American Medical Association, American College of Physician Executives, Fort Wayne Medical Society, Indiana State Medical Association and American Informatics Association. Dr. Edlund is seeing patients at 11141 Parkview Plaza Drive. Suite 310 and 8028 Carnegie Blvd. Suite 500 in Fort Wayne, Ind.