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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."


Pediatric Gastroenterology


American Board of Pediatrics with added certification in Pediatric Gastroenterology


Medical School
University of Illinois College of Medicine, Champaign and Peoria
Wyler Children's Hospital, University of Chicago Hospital, Chicago
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


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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