Keeping you healthy, from the inside out.

The Memorial Health Gastrointestinal Procedures Center earned recognition from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy for our commitment to patient safety and quality.

Location

Memorial Health Outpatient and Wellness Center building

Enter the Memorial Health University Medical Center campus from 63rd and Waters. You will pass Parking Deck A on your right. Continue straight at the stop sign by the main entrance. Immediately after the stop sign, you will see the Memorial Health Outpatient and Wellness Center on your right and a pedestrian crossing. Enter the hospital through the doors at the pedestrian crossing, between the Outpatient and Wellness Center and the Breast Center. Take the elevators on the left to the second floor to reach gastrointestinal procedures.

Gastrointestinal Diagnostic Unit

The gastrointestinal diagnostic unit (GIDU) cares for both outpatients and inpatients. The unit conducts pre-procedure testing and preparation as well as care before and after the procedure. The team in GIDU includes specially trained nurses, endoscopy technicians, and anesthesia professionals. Patients are referred to the GIDU for a wide range of procedures, including esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), esophageal and colonic dilatation, ablation of Barrett’s esophagus, endoscopic ultrasound, endoscopic retrograde cholecysto pancreatography (ERCP), percutaneous feeding tube placement (PEG), colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, esophageal manometry, pH studies, paracentesis, bronchoscopy, and pain management procedures.