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New specialties coming to Parkview LaGrange: Urology, colon and rectal surgery


Parkview Physicians Group and Parkview LaGrange Hospital have announced that Urologist Craig W. Hamilton, MD, and Colon and Rectal Surgeon James W. Edlund, MD are now holding clinic hours at the hospital in LaGrange.

Craig W. Hamilton, MD is a board-certified urologist and a member of Parkview Physicians Group – Urology. He completed his residency in general surgery at Methodist Hospital in 1977 and a residency in urology at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis in 1979. He received his degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Hamilton is a member of the American Urological Association and the Indiana State Medical Association and his special areas of interest include female urology, incontinence, interstitial cystitis, penile prosthesis, and minimally invasive prostate and stone surgery.

Dr. Hamilton will offer clinic hours in LaGrange two Monday mornings each month.

James W. Edlund, MD is board certified in colon and rectal surgery and a member of Parkview Physicians Group – Colon and Rectal Surgery. He received his medical degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 1973, and completed his residency in general surgery at Blodgett Memorial Medical Center in Grand Rapids, Mich., in 1978 and a residency in colon and rectal surgery at the Ferguson Clinic in Grand Rapids, Mich., in 1979. Dr. Edlund is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. He is the past president of the Ferguson Surgical Society and a member of the Indiana State Medical Association. In addition, Dr. Edlund is a board member of the Parkview Foundation and serves as a preceptor to family practice residents in the Ft. Wayne Medical Education Program.  He also volunteers every month at the Matthew 25 Clinic in Ft. Wayne.

Dr. Edlund will hold clinics on Friday afternoons twice a month, tentatively, on the first and third Fridays.