Conditions frequently evaluated during procedures include:

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Celiac disease
  • Crohn disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Esophageal and gastric varices
  • Pancreatitis(acute and chronic)
  • Gallstones and choledocholithiasis
  • Esophageal strictures from caustic ingestion, prior surgery and foreign bodies
  • Colon polyps and related syndromes (eg. FAP, Peutz-Jeghers)
  • Hirschprung’s disease
  • Rectal bleeding

GIPS provides state-of-the-art care to inpatients and outpatients ranging in age from newborn to adults. Procedures are typically performed with either general anesthesia or moderate sedation.  Additional services provided by the suite, include renal biopsies, bronchoscopy and related procedures.  

Common procedures performed are:

  • Upper endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Foreign body removal
  • Polypectomy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopic ultrasound
  • Balloon enteroscopy
  • Wireless capsule endoscopy
  • Liver biopsy
  • Manometry