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Erik J. Van Kleek, MD

Gastroenterologist
Languages: English
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
"I view my role as a physician as one of teammate and partner. Every patient is unique although they may have common symptoms or diseases. While diagnosis and treatment plans are firmly rooted in the best available medical evidence and technology, my goal is to ensure each individual patient's concerns, questions and needs are met and to make certain they understand both their diagnosis and recommended course of action or treatment. I am humbled by the trust my patients place in me daily and always strive to repay that trust with open lines of communication." Dr. Van Kleek received his undergraduate degree in biology at Willamette University and his medical degree at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). He remained at OHSU to complete his internship and residency in internal medicine followed by a three year fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of California, San Diego. Prior to joining Gastroenterology Specialists of Oregon (now The Oregon Clinic - Gastroenterology South), he conducted research on liver cancer and improving the quality of colon cancer screening. A fourth generation Oregon native raised in Tigard, he enjoys soccer, snow skiing, the outdoors, and spending time with his wife and three children.
Education
Institution
Type
Year
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
Medical School
2002
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
Residency
2005
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
Fellowship
2008
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Clinical Interests
  • anemia
  • anorectal cancer
  • barretts esophagus
  • bile duct occlusion
  • blood in stool
  • capsule endoscopy
  • celiac disease
  • colonic polyps
  • colonoscopy
  • colorectal malignancy
  • colorectal screening
  • diarrhea
  • digestive disorders
  • diverticulosis
  • dysphagia
  • endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
  • esophageal stricture
  • gallbladder disease
  • gastric ulcer
  • gastritis
  • gastroenteritis
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • gastrointestinal cancer screening
  • gastroparesis
  • gluten sensitivity
  • hepatitis
  • hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • malignant neoplasm of colon
  • melena
  • peptic ulcer
  • rectal bleeding
  • regional enteritis
  • sigmoidoscopy
  • stomach cramps
  • ulcerative colitis
 
The Oregon Clinic-Gastroenterology South at Tualatin
19250 Southwest 90th Avenue
Tualatin, OR 97062
503-692-2324
The Oregon Clinic-Gastroenterology South at Newberg
1003 Providence Drive Suite 315
Newberg, OR 97132
503-692-2324
Affiliated Facilities
Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center
Providence Newberg Medical Center