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Endoscopy Center and GI Lab

Safeguarding Digestive Health

Torrance Memorial offers advanced technology designed for detecting, diagnosing and treating gastrointestinal disorders as well as making patients as comfortable as possible throughout their procedure.

The Endoscopy Center and GI Lab house five procedure rooms and offers a full range of gastrointestinal (GI) testing, including:

  • Colonoscopy
  • Upper Endoscopy
  • Feeding Tube Placement
  • ERCP
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • 24-hour pH Monitoring
  • Capsule Endoscopy

In addition, epidural injections for pain management and bronchoscopy are also performed in the Endoscopy Center. In 2008, the Endoscopy Center and GI Lab expanded with the addition of beds for patients both before and after their procedures.

Physicians and Staff

The physicians who work at the GI Lab are experts in their field, and all have been part of the hospital’s medical staff for an average of more than 10 years. Assisting them are a team of interventional radiologists, nurses, diagnostic technologists and support staff, all of whom have special training and experience in GI procedures.

Because of the expertise and experience of our physicians and staff, the complication rate of procedures in Torrance Memorial's GI Lab is extremely low.

Location

A physician's order is necessary to schedule procedures in the Endoscopy Center, located in the East Wing basement. Outpatient procedures are scheduled Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM. A waiting room is available to accommodate family members of patients.

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For More Information

For additional information regarding Torrance Memorial's Endoscopy Center and GI Lab, call 310-517-4707.