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Glendon Burress, MD

"I believe that every child has something to say, something they'd like to express. They should be able to participate in their care. When I listen to them and their parents, I get all the information I need to provide excellent care."

Specialty:

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Certification:

American Board of Pediatrics with added certification in Pediatric Gastroenterology

Education:

Medical School
University of Illinois College of Medicine, Champaign and Peoria
Residency
Wyler Children's Hospital, University of Chicago Hospital, Chicago
Fellowship
Pediatric Gastroenterology: Wyler Children's Hospital, University of Chicago Hospital, Chicago

Additional areas of special interest include:

  • Difficult feeding problems (typically 2-4 year olds with severely limited diets, possible swallowing problems, and nutritional issues)
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis)
  • Teenage abdominal pain
  • Infant feeding issues
  • Constipation
  • Reflux
  • Gastrostomy tube placement and care

Locations:

Mercyhealth Pediatric Gastroenterology Clinic–Riverside

8201 E. Riverside Blvd., 3rd floor
Rockford, IL 61114

Mercyhealth Woodstock

2000 Lake Ave.
Woodstock, IL 60098

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VIDEO: Glen Burress, MD – Pediatric Gastroenterology

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