GI Lab and Special Procedures
The G.I. Lab and Special Procedures at Rush offers a specialized and unique diagnostic and therapeutic full-service clinic. Housed on the first floor of the new outpatient services building are four fully equipped endoscopic rooms and fifteen recovery rooms. Services range from new patient consultation and patient follow-up to all endoscopic needs. Qualified and specially trained personnel within the department complete the admission and pre-certification process.
A comprehensive approach to patient care is offered by incorporating physicians from various specialties including surgery, radiology, oncology, and family practice.
The Rush Foundation Hospital G.I. Lab is proud to be recognized by The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), a leading gastrointestinal medical society dedicated to promoting quality in endoscopy.
Rush Gastroenterology Department physicians:
All four physicians are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases.
A full array of diagnostic and treatment services are offered including:
- BARRX ablation therapy
- Colonscopy and polypectomy
- Endoscopic examination
- Gallbladder/biliary examinations
- Pancreatic diseases evaluation
- Diagnosis and treatment of liver diseases, including hepatitis
- Video capsule endoscopy
The clinic staff works with your primary care physician, both in the hospital and outpatient clinic to offer the latest in gastrointestinal services. One of the main focuses is early detection and treatment of colon polyps, colon cancer, and stomach disorders to help prevent the suffering and severe complications associated with these diseases.