Dr. James W Edlund M.D.
Proctologist11141 Parkview Plaza Dr Suite 310 Fort Wayne IN, 46845
Dr. James Edlund is a colon and rectal surgeon practicing in Fort Wayne, IN. Dr. Edlund specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the colon, rectum and anus. As a colon and rectal surgeon, Dr. Edlund often treats conditions like rectal cancer, colon cancer, hemorrhoids, anal fissures and diverticulitis. Colon and rectal surgeons may be referred to you by your gastroenterologist if your doctor believes you need a surgical procedure.
Education and Training
Univ of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 1973
Colon & Rectal SurgeryAmerican Board of Colon & Rectal SurgeryABCRS
- Ferguson Hosp, General Surgery; Spectrum Hlth-Blodgett Campus, General Surgery; Spectrum Hlth-Blodgett Campus, Flexible Or Transitional Year
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- Anal Fissures: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Risks
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