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UPMC Passavant Gastrointestinal Services

Gastrointestinal (GI) Center

Completed in 2012, the UPMC Passavant GI Center was designed to be the best in the region in patient-centered care, patient satisfaction, state-of-the-art services, equipment and technology, and excellence in patient safety and quality outcomes.

The center includes:

UPMC Passavant GI Center
  • 26 private, comfortable rooms, used for both pre-procedure and recovery
  • Eight procedure rooms
  • A dedicated pulmonary/bronchoscopy suite
  • A spacious, comfortable waiting area for family members

Two nursing stations and a computerized patient tracking system help physicians quickly determine the status and location of each patient. The new design even makes cleaning and disinfecting the scopes utilized in the procedures more efficient.

GI Services at the Center

  • BARRX procedure that destroys pre-cancerous cells in the esophagus with radio frequency ablation
  • Bravo esophageal pH test for evaluation and treatment of acid reflux disease
  • Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)
  • Endoscopy
  • Esophageal manometry
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Ileoscopy
  • Navigational bronchoscopy
  • Single balloon enteroscopy for direct visual inspection of the small bowel
UPMC Passavant Gastrointestinal Center

For a referral to the UPMC Passavant GI Center, contact your gastroenterologist or your primary care physician. To locate a gastroenterologist, visit the UPMC Find a Doctor page.

North Hills Monthly: UPMC Passavant GI Center Designed for Patient Comfort and Privacy

Read this issue of North Hills Monthly to learn more about our new center.

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