Joseph J. Vicari, MD, MBA, FASGE

Joseph-J-VicariDr. Vicari joined Rockford Gastroenterology Associates, Ltd. in 1997 and has held a faculty appointment at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford since that time.  He currently holds the academic rank of Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford.  Dr. Vicari is now Managing Partner of Rockford Gastroenterology Associates, Ltd. He is Board Certified in Gastroenterology.  He currently serves on the Practice Management Committee of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and is a journal reviewer for the American Journal of Gastroenterology.

Dr. Vicari attended medical school at Creighton University where he received the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching for 3 consecutive years.  He completed his residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine at Creighton University and also completed his GI Fellowship in gastroenterology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation where he became Chief Fellow in Gastroenterology from 1996-1997.  While completing his fellowship his interests were in esophageal and liver diseases.

Dr. Vicari has presented numerous lectures and presentations to students, and residents and physicians both locally and nationally.