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Steven Ikenberry MD

Steven O. Ikenberry, M.D., FASGE

Steven Ikenberry MD

Dr. Steven O. Ikenberry is clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of Illinois at Rockford and joined Rockford Gastroenterology Associates, Ltd. in 2000. Dr. Ikenberry graduated from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine and then completed a residency in Internal Medicine, a fellowship in Gastroenterology, and an advanced training fellowship at Indiana University School of Medicine. He served as Chief Fellow and later remained on Faculty and became Co-Director of the Endoscopic Ultrasound Unit at Indiana University.

Dr. Ikenberry was the Director of the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Center at Swedish American Hospital from 2001-2018. He currently serves as the President of the Swedish America medical staff.

Dr. Ikenberry is board certified in Gastroenterology with broad interests in digestive diseases and endoscopy. He has special interests in gastrointestinal malignancies, endoscopic ultrasound, and inflammatory bowel disease. Dr. Ikenberry has over 50 published scientific articles and abstracts to his credit.

  • Conditions Dr. Ikenberry treats:

    • Anemia
    • Acid Reflux/Heartburn/GERD
    • Barrett’s Esophagus
    • Biliary Tract Disorders
    • Celiac Disease
    • Colon Cancer Prevention
    • Colon Polyps
    • Constipation
    • Clostridium Difficile Infection
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diarrhea
    • Esophageal Disorders including Dysphagia (trouble swallowing)
    • Fecal Incontinence & Urgency
    • Gallstones & Gallbladder Disease
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hiatal Hernia
    • Helicobacter Pylori Infection
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Pancreatitis (Acute & Chronic)
    • Pancreatic Cysts & Mass
    • Peptic Ulcer Disease (Stomach Ulcers)
    • Radiation Proctitis
    • Rectal bleeding
    • Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)
    • Ulcerative Colitis

    Procedures Dr. Ikenberry performs:

    • Upper Endoscopy (EGD)
    • Colonoscopy
    • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopic Ultrasound
    • Ambulatory pH Monitoring (Bravo© pH)
    • Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC)
    • Endoscopy for Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) for Chronic C. Difficile Infection
    • PEG Tube Placement (Endoscopic Feeding Tube)