Dr. James Van Popering, DO

Dr. James Van Popering, DO

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. James Van Popering, DO is a gastroenterology specialist in Marshall, MI and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1984 and specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

215 E Mansion St # 3A

Marshall, MI 49068

Contact Information

(269) 789-0025

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 97% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Van Popering's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Van Popering "James Van Popering, D.O. received an associate's degree in science with high honors from Grand Rapids Junior College, and went on to Michigan State University where he graduated with a bachelor of science in chemistry with honors. He received his doctorate of osteopathy from Michigan State University's College of Osteopathic Medicine. He held a rotating internship at Sandusky Memorial Hospital in Sandusky, OH; completed a residency in internal medicine at Metropolitan Hospital in Grand Rapids, MI; and completed a two-year fellowship in gastroenterology at Oakland General Hospital in Madison Heights. Since then, Dr. Van Popering has practiced gastroenterology with Freeport Gastroenterology Associates of Freeport, IL; Samaritan Health Partners in Danville, IL; Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center of Mattoon, IL, Schneider Regional Medical Center of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; and most recently at Southeast Hospital of Cape Girardeau, MO. He is Board Certified in internal medicine by the American College of Osteopathic Internists. Dr. Van Popering joined Oaklawn Medical Group in September, 2015."
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1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

1  Board Certifications

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

80  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Metropolitan Hospital/Grand Rapids, Mi-Internal Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St John Health System, Oakland Hospital, Madison Heights, Mi
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Van Popering's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Van Popering to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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Dr. Van Popering's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Van Popering has only been working on helping me for a couple of months but has been hands down the most considerate Doctor I have met. He won't leave you alone until you ask every question you can think to ask. I have never felt so confident that a doctor would keep working with me until my...more
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