Endoscopy Services at Rutland Regional Medical Center offers colonoscopy, upper GI endoscopy, bronchoscopy and other outpatient screenings and treatments in our state-of-the-art facility.
During an endoscopic procedure, a gastroenterologist or other specialist uses an endoscope (a flexible tube with a lighted end). It allows the specialist to obtain clear images of various organs and parts of the body, and also to treat various disorders. Common conditions, procedures and treatments include:
- Colonoscopy (Diagnostic and Therapeutic)
- Upper Intestinal Endoscopy (Diagnostic and Therapeutic)
- Gastrointestinal Bleeds
- Endoscopic Retrograde Choledochoduodenoscopy (ERCP) and the Removal of Stones in the Bile Ducts
- Capsule Endoscopy
- Insertion of Feeding Tubes (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy or “PEG”)
- Lung Biopsies
- Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
- Barrett’s Syndrome
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Colitis)
The second largest Endoscopy Unit in Vermont, the Unit is recognized for quality by the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). Our facility is designed so that admitting, procedures and recovery all take place in one self contained area, and includes four procedure rooms as well as preparation and recovery bays.
The Unit’s staff of experienced board certified gastroenterologists, pulmonologists, specially trained nurses and endoscopy technologists, are all committed to providing patients with a comfortable and positive experience. Appointments are available on a timely basis and all services are performed on an outpatient basis, allowing patients to return home after just a few hours.
Rutland Regional’s Endoscopy Unit is located on the 3rd floor. Take a left upon exiting the elevators and follow the signs to the Endoscopy Unit.