Our Providers
W. Richard Sylvanovich, MD

    
W. Richard Sylvanovich, MD
 
 

Dr. Sylvanovich has over 30 years experience practicing medicine and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon. He also spent 15 years as the medical director of the Gastroenterology program at St. John's Mercy Medical Center.  He joined Dr. Aliperti in private practice in 2005 and performs general gastroenterological procedures at our local procedural affiliates.

Office Location(s):

Midwest Therapeutic Endoscopy Consultants, LLC - St. Louis, Missouri


2821 N. Ballas Road
Suite 110
St. Louis, Missouri   63141
Location Phone: 314-628-9000
Location Fax: 314-994-1997

Midwest Therapeutic Endsocopy Consultants, LLC - Waterloo, Illinois


509 Hamacher
Suite 202
Waterloo, Illinois   62298
Location Phone: 866-236-5566
Location Fax: 314-628-9696

Midwest Therapeutic Endoscopy Consultants, LLC - Breese, Illinois


9515 Holy Cross Lane
St. Joseph's Hospital Outpatient Clinic
Breese, Illinois   62230
Location Phone: 866-236-5566
Location Fax: 314-628-9696

My Phone: 314-628-9000
Fax: 314-628-9696

Accepting new patients:
I am accepting new patients.

Primary Specialty:
Gastroenterology

Secondary Specialty:
Internal Medicine

Medical Education:
Fellowship in Gastroenterology : 1974
Completed at the University of Missouri
Columbia, MO
Medicine Residency : 1972
St. John's Mercy Medical Center
New Ballas Road
St. Louis, MO  63141
Pathology Resident : 1970
St. John's Mercy Medical Center
New Ballas Road
St. Louis,  MO  63141
Registrar in Surgery : 1968
Completed at the University of Manchester, Department of Surgery, The Royal Infirmary, Manchester, England
Surgery Residency : 1965
Completed at the Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
Medical Degree : 1962
Graduated from the Academy of Medicine in Warsaw, Poland

Residency:
Medicine Resident : 1972
Completed at St. John's Mercy Medical Center,
St. Louis, MO

Fellowship:
Fellowship in Gastroenterology : 1974
Completed at the University of Missouri,
Columbia, MO

Board Certifications:
Gastroenterology : 1975
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine.
Subspecialty: Gastroenterology
Internal Medicine : 1973
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

Languages other than English:
Polish

In Practice Since:
1961

Affiliations:
Hospital Appointment : 1988 to present
Missouri Baptist Medical Center
New Ballas Road
St. Louis, MO  63131

Hospital Appointment : 1974 to present
St. John's Mercy Medical Center
New Ballas Road
St. Louis, MO  63141

Chief of Gastroenterology : 1974 to 1989
St. John's Mercy Medical Center
New Ballas Road
St. Louis, MO  63141

Member
American Society of Gastroenterological Endoscopy (ASGE)
Member
American Gastroenterological Association  (AGA)
Fellow
American College of Physicians

Publications:
Gastroesophageal Reflux : 1990
Gastroesophageal Reflux:  Pathophysiology & Management.  Res Medica, Vol. 5, No. 3, 1990

Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis : 1989
Primary Sclerosing CholangitisRes Medica, Vol. 5, No. 2, 1989