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Jennifer Ward APN-BC

Jennifer Ward, APN-BC

Jennifer Ward APN-BC

Jennifer Ward is a board certified Nurse Practitioner, specializing in the care of hospitalized patients with gastroenterological problems. She received her BSN degree from Saint Anthony College of Nursing in 2007. She earned her MSN from Northern Illinois University in 2012. Jennifer cares for inpatients at OSF St. Anthony's Hospital, Rockford Memorial Hospital, and Swedish American Hospital. She is an active member of the American Gastroenterological Association.

  • Conditions Jennifer Ward APN treats:

    • Abnormal Liver Tests
    • Anemia
    • Acid Reflux/Heartburn/GERD
    • Barrett’s Esophagus
    • Biliary Tract Disorders
    • Celiac Disease
    • Chronic Liver Disease, including Cirrhosis
    • Colon Cancer Prevention
    • Colon Polyps
    • Constipation
    • Clostridium Difficile Infection
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diarrhea
    • Esophageal Disorders including Dysphagia (trouble swallowing)
    • Fecal Incontinence & Urgency
    • Fatty Liver (NAFLD/NASH)
    • Gallstones & Gallbladder Disease
    • Hepatitis B & Hepatitis C
    • 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