About Dr. Chotiprasidhi
Poonputt Chotiprasidhi, MD, is a gastroenterologist at Digestive Disease Specialists. He works closely with patients at the Moline, Illinois, and Davenport, Iowa office to help them lead healthy and happy lives.
Dr. Chotiprasidhi (also known as “Dr. Eddie”) was born in the United States but grew up in Thailand. He received his medical degree from Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand.
After graduating, he completed his internal medicine residency at Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown, New York, and his gastroenterology fellowship at the OU Health Science Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
After his fellowship, Dr. Eddie was on clinical staff as an assistant professor at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois, and the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
He elected to pursue an additional year of specialized training in advanced endoscopy, including ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography) and endoscopic ultrasound. With this education, he can provide expertise in biliary and pancreatic disorders along with the staging of certain gastrointestinal and non-small cell lung cancer. Dr. Eddie can also perform the ablation procedure for Barrett’s esophagus, known as HALO.
Dr. Eddie has been practicing gastroenterology in the Quad Cities, a region of cities in Iowa and Illinois, since 2004. He is board-certified in both internal medicine and gastroenterology.
Dr. Eddis is a member of the Rock Island County Medical Society, the American Gastroenterological Association, the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and the American College of Physicians.