Dr. Robert W Summers MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Robert Summers is a gastroenterologist in Iowa City, Iowa and is affiliated with University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He received his medical degree from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and has been in practice for 49 years. Dr. Summers accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 17 doctors at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Clinical Interests: Colonoscopy, Adenoma, Trichuris, Colorectal Neoplasms, Questionnaires, Aspirin, Treatment Outcome, Diet

Hospital Affiliation

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
High performing in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1967 - 1970

Case Western Reserve University, MetroHealth
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1965 - 1967

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Class of 1965

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 30 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Hand Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Business plan to establish a CT colonography service.
Fajardo, L.L., Hurley, J.P., Brown, B.P., Summers, R.W., McDaniel, R.D.

Colorectal cancer in patients under close colonoscopic surveillance.

Why Trichuris suis should prove safe for use in inflammatory bowel diseases.
Summers, R.W., Elliott, D.E., Weinstock, J.V.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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