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Dr. Vicari's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Vicari "Dr. Joseph Vicari joined Rockford Gastroenterology Associates, Ltd. in 1997 and has held a faculty appointment at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford since that time. He currently holds the academic rank of Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford. Dr. Vicari is now Managing Partner of Rockford Gastroenterology Associates, Ltd. He is board certified in Gastroenterology. He currently serves on the Practice Management Committee of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and is a journal reviewer for the American Journal of Gastroenterology. Dr. Vicari attended medical school at Creighton University, where he received the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching for three consecutive years. He completed his residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine at Creighton University and also completed his fellowship in Gastroenterology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, where he became Chief Fellow in Gastroenterology from 1996-1997. While completing his fellowship, his interests were in esophageal and liver diseases. Dr. Vicari has presented numerous local and national lectures and presentations to students, residents and physicians."
This content was provided by Dr. Vicari "Dr. Vicari is committed to providing high-quality, cost-conscious patient care through a spirit of teamwork, communication, and dedication to treating our patients with respect, understanding and compassion. All Rockford Gastroenterology physicians and staff members are committed to work in a collaborative manner with our patients, their families and other healthcare providers. We recognize that gastrointestinal conditions can have a significant impact on our patients' quality of life. We will continually seek new and effective methods of treating acute and chronic digestive disorders in a manner that emphasizes quality improvement, effective outcomes and cost effectiveness. We are also committed to health promotion and prevention, teaching of medical students and residents, clinical research, and providing leadership to the national community of gastroenterologists and gastrointestinal endoscopists."
Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
Anal or Rectal Pain
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Unexplained Weight Loss
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Fecal Impaction Removal
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Illinois.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
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Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
Creighton University School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 1990
Creighton University Affil Hospital
Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
Creighton University Affil Hospital
Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
University Of Massachusetts
Other Education | Completed 2008
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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