Loma Linda University – Department of Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology Fellowship – 2016
Gastroenterology Residency – 2010 to 2013
D.O. Internal Medicine, 2010
University of Utah
B.S. Medical Laboratory Science, 2005
Certified Medical Technologist and Phlebotomist, 2005
Joshua Vandersteen grew up in the Salt Lake Valley and is excited to be back living near the Wasatch Front after being away for ten years. People with frequent digestive problems such as nausea, heartburn, or abdominal pain are encouraged to visit Dr. Vandersteen for a closer look. As a gastroenterologist in Ogden, Dr. Vandersteen specializes in digestive disorders affecting the esophagus, stomach, intestines, liver and pancreas, and the biliary system.
Dr. Vandersteen received his undergraduate education locally at University of Utah where he graduated cum laude. He completed his D.O at Midwestern University in Arizona and went on to complete his residency and fellowship at Loma Linda University.
Joshua loves the outdoors in his free time, especially wakeboarding, hiking, and snowboarding. He is an avid college football follower and is happily married with three beautiful daughters and one son.
Let’s be frank: A colonoscopy involves a long tube inserted up your rectum. Worse still, preparing for one means being tied to the toilet with self-induced diarrhea. Millions of people delay or even skip their screening colonoscopy for these reasons. Don’t be one of them! A screening colonoscopy remains the gold standard for preventing colon cancer—the second-most deadly cancer in America.https://blog.ogdenclinic.com/2017/03/01/fear-no-colonoscopy-6-tips-to-take-the-edge-off/
November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month and while stomach cancer is on the decline in America, it is the fifth most common malignancy in the world. Dr. Josh Vandersteen, Gastroenterologist at our Ridgeline location discussed some FAQs about stomach cancer this month.https://blog.ogdenclinic.com/2016/11/01/stomach-cancer-faqs-with-dr-vandersteen/
Josh Vandersteen is determined to prevent gastrointestinal cancer with the latest technological advancements.
Colon cancer is the second most deadly cancer in America but it’s very preventable! Dr. Vandersteen discusses the importance of a screening colonoscopy and delving into your family’s history of cancer.
Dr. Vandersteen talks about some leading-edge GI treatments he performs right here in Ogden. Therapeutic endoscopy, for example, is a way he can collect biopsies or remove lesions while scoping instead of performing an invasive surgery. Dr. Vandersteen also discusses a specialized treatment for bile duct and liver disorders called ERCP.
Millions of Americans suffer from acid reflux, but for some it can be an everyday struggle. In this video, Dr. Joshua Vandersteen discusses what may be triggering your heartburn and why it’s important to visit a gastroenterologist if symptoms persist.