Steven E Fern, DO Gastroenterology

Dr. Steven E Fern, DO

Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Internal Medicine
St. Louis, MO 63141
Accepting New Patients Visit Website
(314) 403-0205

Patients’ Perspective

  • On-time appointments
  • Good bedside manner
  • Takes time to answer questions

About Steven E Fern DO

Dr. Steven E Fern, DO is a health care provider primarily located in St. Louis, MO. He has 33 years of experience. His specialties include Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Fern is affiliated with Barnes Jewish West County Hospital. He speaks English.

Steven Fern has received the following award:


Specialists In Gastroenterology 11525 Olde Cabin Rd St. Louis, MO 63141


Dr. Steven E Fern has the following 3 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Steven E Fern has the following 10 areas of expertise

  • Celiac Disease
  • Constipation
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Colonoscopy
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hemorrhoids


1 Award

  • Vitals Preferred Provider

    • Vitals Preferred Provider Award
      • Preferred Provider badge recognizes providers that are committed to transparency, responsiveness and great service to patients, and have earned a high patient satisfaction rating.


33 Years Experience

University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine

Graduated in 1989

Deaconess Medical Center


Dr. Steven E Fern Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Anthem MO Blue Preferred Options
  • Anthem MO Direct Access w/HSA
  • Anthem MO Pathway X
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS KC Preferred Care Blue PPO
  • Blue Choice Preferred Care
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Connect Network - MO
  • Coventry MO HMO POS
  • Coventry MO PPO
  • CoventryOne PPO Network
  • First Health PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pathway X - MO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Steven E Fern

Steven E. Fern, DO, is a board-certified gastroenterologist at Specialists in Gastroenterology in St. Louis, Missouri. 

Dr. Fern was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, and did his undergraduate work at the University of Dayton in Ohio. He is a graduate of the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Fern is a fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists and is active in the teaching programs of several medical schools. He has lectured extensively on several GI topics locally, nationally, and abroad. He remains passionate about teaching other physicians and health care providers about colon cancer, colon cancer screening, performance of a quality colonoscopy, and wireless capsule endoscopy. 

He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. Dr. Fern is the President of the Saint Louis Capsule Endoscopy Club.

Dr. Fern cares for adults with gastrointestinal disorders with an emphasis on colon cancer screening, gastroesophageal reflux disease, Barrett’s esophagus, and inflammatory bowel disease (including ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease). His special interests include liver disease (including the treatment of patients with hepatitis C), and esophageal motility disorders. He has expertise in wireless capsule endoscopy, an endoscopic examination of the small intestine, as well as SmartPill™ Motility Testing.

Dr. Fern is married with three children. His leisure time activities include golf, reading, and attending sporting and cultural events. Although hardly a chef, his most favorite TV shows include shows like Hell’s Kitchen, Masterchef, and Top Chef. He has rediscovered his love for running and competes in marathons and half-marathon races around the country.