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Research Center Profile:
Rockford Gastroenterology Associates, Ltd.

Center Information

Kathy A. Geissler
Rockford Gastroenterology Associates, Ltd.
401 Roxbury Road
Rockford, IL 61107
USA
815-397-7340
815-484-7850 (fax)
kgeissler@rockfordgi.com
www.rockfordgi.com
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Therapeutic Areas

Gastroenterology
Internal Medicine
Pediatrics/Neonatology

Center Overview

Rockford Gastroenterology Associates, Ltd takes pride in our reputation of being one of the premier gastroenterology practices in the Midwest. All of our 15 gastroenterologists are Board-certified and are on the faculty of the University of Illinois College of Medicine-Rockford. Our independent private practice sees over 5000 adult patients per month and performs an average of 50 sedated procedures PER DAY in our wholly-owned Ambulatory Surgery Center.

Rockford Gastroenterology Associates started their Clinical Research Department in 1997. We have participated in over 125 outpatient pharmaceutical GI trials in Phases II, III, and IV. Our physicians are also well known in the medical community as authors, lecturers, and clinical investigators. Research Director Dr. Robert Barclay has been the PI in over 30 clinical trials and is a nationally known author and researcher. We are experienced in all areas of GI research including GERD, Ulcer treatment and prevention, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, functional constipation, colonoscopy prep, and small bowel and esophageal Capsule Endoscopy research, to name just a few.

Our dedicated Clinical Research Department consists of 2 full-time and 1 part-time coordinator with over 27 years of combined research experience. We pride ourselves on quick document turn-around, timely and meticulous data entry, strong recruitment skills, and a large database of research patients. Our experience, attention to detail, and consistent attainment of enrollment goals have made us a clinical trial leader in the field of GI research. Our ability to use a Central IRB helps to streamline and expedite the regulatory process.

Clinical Research Experience

Total # of Trial: > 125

Facility Description

Equipment:

High Speed Internet Access
On-site Ambulatory Surgery Center
Secure Drug Storage
Work Area for CRA
Conference Room
Secure Record Storage
Centrifuge On Site
Phlebotomy
Dedicated Refrigerator
Dedicated -20 degree freezer
ECG

Closest Major Airport:
Chicago O'Hare
Milwaukee Mitchell Field

Points of Interest:
Award-winning Park District, with miles of bike trails through town and along the Rock River. Host to numerous youth and adult baseball, softball, soccer and hockey tournaments. Many fine golf courses and a large water amusement park. Easy access to Chicago, Milwaukee and Madison, WI.

Investigator Experience

Medical Director
Robert L. Barclay MD

Principal Investigator(s):
American Board of Internal Medicine
Robert L. Barclay MD
Donald E. Vidican MD
Joseph J. Vicari MD

Patient Demographics

Age Group
0-11
12-17
18-44
45-64
65-74
75+
Total:
Male
0
0
12,228
30,452
9,902
9,302
61,884
Female
0
0
13,810
40,560
14,856
7,106
76,332

Other Information

Rockford Gastroenterology Associates is located just off I-90 and is 1 hour by car from either Chicago O’Hare or Milwaukee Mitchell Field

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