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Dr. Edward Fricker, MD

Gastroenterology*
4.4 (11)
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37 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Edward Fricker, MD

Dr. Edward Fricker, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Valdosta, GA. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 37 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from American University of The Caribbean School of Medicine and is affiliated with South Georgia Medical Center, SGMC Berrien Campus, SGMC Lanier Campus, Southwell Medical and Tift Regional Medical Center. Dr. Fricker, completed a residency at Conemaugh Vly Memorial Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Fricker an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Fricker works at Practice in Valdosta, GA with other offices in Adel, GA. They frequently treat conditions like Gastritis, Abdominal Pain and Intestinal Diverticulosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Fricker's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Sgmc Valdosta Medical Clinic
    3207 Country Club Rd, Valdosta, GA 31605 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (229) 242-8480
  2. 2
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    3790 Old Us 41 N, Valdosta, GA 31602 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (229) 262-6800
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    Southwell Medical Sylvia Barr Center
    260 Mj Taylor Rd, Adel, GA 31620 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (229) 242-8480

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • South Georgia Medical Center
  • SGMC Berrien Campus
  • SGMC Lanier Campus
  • Southwell Medical
  • Tift Regional Medical Center

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Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Gastritis
Abdominal Pain
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Chronic Gastritis
Colorectal Polyp
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Dysphagia
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophagitis
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastroptosis
Hemorrhoids
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Ulcer
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Nausea
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Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Reflux Esophagitis
Vomiting Disorders
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Barrett's Esophagus
Diarrhea
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Indigestion
Unexplained Weight Loss
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Acute Gastritis
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Anemia
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Ascites
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Bile Duct Obstruction
Cirrhosis
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Enteritis
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Gallstones
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Hepatitis C
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Obstruction
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Ulcerative Colitis
Vitamin_Deficiency
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Liver Biopsy
Manometry
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Cirrhosis
Bowel Strangulation
Celiac Disease
Congenital Achalasia
Cyclical Vomiting
Dehydration
Dysentery
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Varices
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Ischemic Colitis
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Malnutrition
Megacolon
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pancreatic Pseudocyst
Pancreatitis
Peptic Ulcer
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Ulcer
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Splenomegaly
Stomal Ulcer
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Viral Infection
Colon Cancer Screening
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gallbladder Scan
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound, Endoanal
Ultrasound, Esophageal
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    About Dr. Edward Fricker, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 37 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1316933823
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Guthrie Clinic/Robert Packer Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Conemaugh Vly Memorial Hospital
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • American University of The Caribbean School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology
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    Dr. Fricker has seen patients for Gastritis, Abdominal Pain and Intestinal Diverticulosis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Fricker on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    11 patients have reviewed Dr. Fricker. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Fricker.

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