Research Center Profile:
Rockford Gastroenterology Associates, Ltd.
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.
High Speed Internet Access
On-site Ambulatory Surgery Center
Secure Drug Storage
Work Area for CRA
Secure Record Storage
Centrifuge On Site
Dedicated -20 degree freezer
Closest Major Airport:
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.
Robert L. Barclay MD
American Board of Internal Medicine
Robert L. Barclay MD
Donald E. Vidican MD
Joseph J. Vicari MD
Rockford Gastroenterology Associates is located just off I-90
and is 1 hour by car from either Chicago O’Hare or Milwaukee
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