A gastroenterologist deals with the treatment, diagnosis and study of conditions that affect the digestive system - esophagus, stomach, large and small intestines. You may be referred to a gastroenterologist if you are suffering from heartburn, acid reflux or ulcers.
More Information on Barrett's Esophagus
Barrett’s esophagus is a pre-cancerous condition affecting the lining of the esophagus,the swallowing tube that carries foods and liquids from the mouth to the stomach.
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"Every patient is unique, and I believe it is important to develop a relationship with your patients, and to understand their individual health goals. I am passionate about patient education, and I want to ensure that patients understand their health and why certain treatments may or may not be recommended. I want to provide patients with the information and resources they need to achieve their best possible state of health.”
It has long been my privilege to serve patients at the Fond du Lac Regional Clinic. I have been providing care to families of the Fox Valley region since 1997. Being a part of this clinic has allowed me to spend ample quality time with my patients. I have found over the years that giving a patient an opportunity to express themselves without interruption often leads to a diagnosis. In other words, giving the patient an ample opportunity to talk and they will tell you what the concern is often times avoids expensive and invasive testing.
Faye earned her nursing degree from Marian University in Fond du Lac and her nurse practitioner degree from Walden University. She is board-certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
"I think it's important to be able to spend time listening to my patients' symptoms and concerns so I can provide the most accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. Providing patients with the education about their diagnoses is also important so they are able to make lifestyle modifications, as necessary, to help them feel their best and remain as healthy as possible.
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse Mayo School of Health Related Sciences and Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation, Krueger is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
"I deliver care while listening to my patients’ concerns and symptoms, and provide an appropriate diagnosis and education in a compassionate way,” says Krueger. “This allows patients to feel their best and maintain their overall healthy active lifestyle for overall future wellness.”
Nathan E. Slinde, MD, graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire and then attended the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, graduating in 1999. His Internal Medicine residency was completed at the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Inc. (MCWAH) in 2002. He followed this with a faculty position at the Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center Emergency Department prior to completing his fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Inc. in 2006.