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The Endoscopy Center, Inc.:

(605) 721-8121

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Address :

2820 Mt. Rushmore Road
Rapid City, SD 57701

Joseph Schowalter

Meet Joseph Schowalter , DO

Title: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Joseph Schowalter DO is a board-certified gastroenterologist who practices compassionate medical care. Dr. Schowalter focuses on patient centered care and believes communication, education and professionalism are the keys to a strong patient-physician relationship.

Dr. Schowalter practices all aspects of gastroenterology and hepatology. He is proficient in managing all gastrointestinal disorders. He has advanced training in endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). He has a specific interest in pancreaticobiliary disorders, gastrointestinal oncology, and advanced therapeutic endoscopy.

Dr. Schowalter completed his medical education at Midwestern University. He attended residency at the University of Illinois-Chicago and spent an additional year in academics as a chief medical resident. He completed his GI fellowship at the University of Illinois-Chicago and then completed an Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship at Rush University. He is board certified by both the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Gastroenterology. He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology and American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

In his free time, Dr. Schowalter is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys hiking national parks, kayaking, skiing, sports and freshwater fishing.

  • Abdominal pain
  • Anemia
  • Anorectal Manometry
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bloating
  • Bravo PH Monitoring
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Chronic Viral Hepatitis
  • Cirrhosis/Ascites
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis or Diverticulitis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • Early satiety
  • Elevated LFT's
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Epigastric pain
  • Esophageal Manometry
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroparesis
  • GERD
  • Helicobacter Pylori
  • Hematemesis
  • Hematochezia
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B-
  • Hepatitis C-
  • Hepatomegaly
  • IBS
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Liver Disease
  • Lynch Syndrome
  • Melena
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Upper endoscopy