Northwest Specialty Hospital Opens a New Digestive Disorders Treatment Center in Post Falls, ID

Thursday, October 6, 2016 Hospital News J E 4

POST FALLS, Idaho, Oct. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Specialty Hospital announces the opening of their new Northwest Institute for Digestive Surgery located at 750 N. Syringa St. #205, Post Falls, ID.

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The Northwest Institute for Digestive Surgery (NWIDS) is a state-of-the-art, patient-focused center dedicated to providing comprehensive diagnostic testing and surgical solutions for patients who suffer from gastrointestinal and metabolic disorders. Surgeons at the Institute emphasize the importance of applying minimally invasive laparoscopic techniques in the arena of general surgery as well as in metabolic and bariatric surgery.  

"The Northwest Institute for Digestive Surgery delivers complete surgical and endoscopic care for all patients with digestive disorders. The physicians at the Institute were chosen for their passion, advanced fellowship training, and broad experience with digestive disorders. Care is focused on individual needs and the importance of arriving at timely diagnoses and effective treatment," says Dr. John Pennings, Director and CEO of NWIDS.

"The entire concept behind the Institute is to allow patients to receive the entire spectrum of diagnostic and surgical treatment options in one location by a single team of physicians. From mild symptoms to the most advanced disease, we want to be involved every step of the way," adds Dr. Cory Richardson, Director of Foregut Surgery for NWIDS. 

"Northwest Specialty Hospital is very excited about this new Institute. Providing our region with a single place to take care of patients' digestive needs is something that our community has needed for a long time. We will continue to bring the latest technology and services as they develop," says Rick Rasmussen, CEO of Northwest Specialty Hospital. 

To learn more about the Northwest Institute for Digestive Surgery, visit

About Northwest Specialty HospitalEstablished in 2003, Northwest Specialty Hospital is one of only 238 physicians-owned and operated facilities in the United States. They've continually been ranked in the top one percent of hospitals in the nation. Northwest Specialty Hospital also offers other service lines from neurosurgery and spine to family medicine. 

For more information contact:Rick Rasmussen, CEO, Northwest Specialty Hospital208-262-2300w:

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SOURCE Northwest Specialty Hospital



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