Eric A. Wingerson, DO*


*This provider proudly participates in the Bingham Direct Program.

We are pleased to introduce Eric A. Wingerson, DO, FACOI, double board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine, and fellowship trained in gastroenterology.

With more than 25 years of experience, Dr. Wingerson diagnoses and treats disorders of the digestive tract, which include the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, gall bladder, liver, and pancreas (including anorectal disorders). His specialties include diagnosing and treating heartburn from GERD, abdominal pain, persistent nausea and vomiting, bowel habit disorders, peptic ulcer disease, liver, gall bladder, and pancreas disorders, swallowing disorders, inflammatory bowel diseases, irritable bowel syndrome, and hemorrhoidal disease.

In addition, Dr. Wingerson provides colon cancer screenings (e.g., colonoscopies and diagnostic colonoscopies) and upper endoscopies for the diagnosis and therapy of upper tract digestive disorders, such as a narrowed esophageal from acid peptic disease and eosinophilic esophagitis. He also offers screenings and treatments for Barrett’s esophagus (pre-esophageal cancer disorder), Helicobacter pylori infection and its complications of peptic ulcer disease, intestinal metaplasia (pre-stomach cancer disorder), and stomach cancers, if seen in the family.

Dr. Wingerson holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. He graduated with his Doctor Osteopathic Medicine from Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences / College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, Missouri. He completed his internal medicine residency at Grandview Hospital & Medical Center / Kettering Health Network in Dayton, Ohio, and his gastroenterology fellowship at Franciscan St. James Health / Midwestern University / Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in Downers Grove, Illinois. Prior to starting his education, he was an active member of the United States Air Force.

He has active professional memberships with the following organizations: American Gastroenterological Association, American College of Gastroenterology, American College of Osteopathic Internists. He has also been bestowed fellowships for these organizations: American Osteopathic Association and American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and has been the president of the Idaho Osteopathic Physicians Association.

Dr. Wingerson was born and raised in Topeka, Kansas, and is excited to return to Eastern Idaho as he practiced in Idaho Falls for 25 years. He and his wife have four grown children and one granddaughter. When Dr. Wingerson is not practicing medicine, he enjoys spending time with family, friends, gardening, traveling, fishing, reading, and listening to music.