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:
- Upper Endoscopy
- Feeding Tube Placement
- 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.
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.
For More Information
For additional information regarding Torrance Memorial's Endoscopy
Center and GI Lab, call 310-517-4707.