Dr. Erik P Thyssen MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Erik Thyssen is a gastroenterologist in Creve Coeur, Missouri. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital and Missouri Baptist Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Copenhagen Medical School and has been in practice for 30 years. He is one of 26 doctors at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital and one of 34 at Missouri Baptist Medical Center who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Missouri Baptist Medical Center
High performing in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1987 - 1990

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1990 - 1993

University of Copenhagen Medical School
Class of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

MO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Occult bleeding and anemia caused by an inflammatory polyp at a sphincterotomy/stent site.
Weinstock, L.B., Aliperti, G., Thyssen, E.P.

CT colonography: multiobserver diagnostic performance.
McFarland, E.G., Pilgram, T.K., Brink, J.A., McDermott, R.A., Santillan, C.V., Brady, P.W., Heiken, J.P., Balfe, D.M., Weinstock, L.B., Thyssen, E.P., Littenberg, B.

Quantification of distinct molecular species of platelet activating factor in ulcerative colitis.
Thyssen, E., Turk, J., Bohrer, A., Stenson, W. F.

See all 9 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access Choice PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Select
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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