Dr. James W. Edlund, MD

Dr. James W. Edlund, MD

General Surgery | Male | 68 years old

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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.Read more

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in Bradenton, FL |
Dr Edlund one of most experienced and sensitive surgeons in all of Ft Wayne. I have known Dr. Jim for the past 31 years and received exceptional care always. His respect for personal attention, understanding and sensitive listening, second to none. A disarming sense of humor always needed and appreciated.
in Kendallville In |
Dr. Edlund is an absolutely amazing surgeon!! AMAZING!! Irreplaceable!! His whole nursing staff...amazing as well!! Thank you all many times over!!
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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.

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  •  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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  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • 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

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

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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