Fall Hill Gastroenterology Endoscopy Center offers diagnostic and screening colonoscopy and upper endoscopy in a comfortable outpatient setting.Using a flexible video instrument, an endoscope, the doctor has direct examination of your digestive tract, including your esophagus, stomach, small bowel, and colon. During your procedure the doctor can take tissue samples (biopsies), remove polyps (growths), treat bleeding and stretch (dilate) narrowed areas called strictures. Since opening in 2009, the Center has met nationally recognized standards for the provision of quality health care set by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Healthcare (AAAHC), an independent, not for profit organization. When you see our certificate of accreditation, you will know that our facility and procedures have been closely examined. It means we as an organization care enough about our patients to strive for the highest level of care possible. FHGEC has partnered with Fredericksburg Anesthesia Services to provide anesthesia during your endoscopic procedure. An anesthesiologist is a highly skilled physician who has specialized in the field of anesthesiology. The anesthesiologist will review your health history, medications and allergies obtained from you last office visit in order to tailor an anesthetic plan that is right for you. You must make arrangements for transportation home after your procedure. For 12 hours after anesthesia, you should not drive, make important business decisions or drink alcoholic beverages.
Types of Procedures:
is an outpatient office procedure to non-surgically treat internal hemorrhoids that are causing symptoms, such as itching and bleeding.