The West Virginia Gastroenterology Advantage
Nationally Recognized and Accredited
Our physicians are ranked among the top in the nation in patient care outcomes and quality measures by GI Quality Improvement Consortium of the American College of Gastroenterology. We are ranked among the top nationwide in adenoma detection rate, an important measure of the quality of colonoscopy. Clinical studies have shown that high adenoma detection rate reduces the risk of getting colon cancer and dying from colon cancer by over 40%. Our physicians hold leadership positions in professional societies and organizations both at the national and local levels. Our DMC Endoscopy Center is accredited by the Association of Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid and certified by the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) and is the only facility in the region to have received dual AAAHC and ASGE accreditation. DMC Endoscopy Center is the only center to have achieved ASGE certification in West Virginia. Accreditation is awarded to facilities that provide the highest standard of care to their patients as determined through a rigorous evaluation and inspection process.
We pride ourselves in bringing you advanced medical treatment through physicians and nurses that continually improve their medical knowledge and skills. Historically, West Virginia Gastroenterology has been the leader in bringing the most modern and effective treatments to the region. Our group is at the forefront of the latest technologies such as ablation of Barrett’s, capsule endoscopy, acid reflux monitoring test, painless hemorrhoidal therapies, non-invasive H Pylori testing, non-surgical treatment for pancreatitis and bowel obstruction, and latest treatments for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
Comfort and Safety in Endoscopic Procedures
At DMC Endoscopy Center, we use the latest, most effective medications and highly experienced anesthesia team with special training in endoscopic sedation. Add to this our physicians with extensive experience and training in performing safe and comfortable procedures and the result is endoscopic procedures that are so comfortable and pain free that we provide you with our Comfortable Colonoscopy Assurance™.
Specialized Senior Care
Senior citizens come with their own unique set of needs and challenges. Seniors’ medical conditions and diseases can be very different from those of middle-aged adults, and because of this our seniors deserve to have specialized geriatric care. West Virginia Gastroenterology is uniquely qualified to provide care for seniors because our medical knowledge includes specialty training and board certification in geriatric medicine. This provides us with unique insight into the care of our seniors.
Electronic Health Records
Using our state of the art charting system, all of your medical information including office visits, procedure reports, tests, and lab work is quickly and easily accessed by our physicians and providers at all of our locations. This ensures that no matter where you see us, we have your complete medical file on hand at all times and can provide you with the most up-to-date information.
Convenient Care & Weekend Hours
With clinic locations throughout the region, we are never far away. This ensures that you can schedule an appointment at your convenience close to where you live. We have a convenient Saturday clinic for those with a busy schedule during the week.
Continuity of Care
No one wishes to be admitted to the hospital but sometimes a medical condition is serious enough to warrant a hospital stay. Because we provide both inpatient and outpatient services you can be sure that we’ll be there to see you no matter where you go to for your care.
Ambulatory Endoscopy Center
Our DMC Endoscopy Center is designed with quality, safety, patient privacy, and convenience in mind. The procedures provided at the Center allow patients to recover in the comfort of their own homes. The Center offers a spacious reception area for patients and their families. Our state of the art endoscopy suite allows your physician to perform procedures in the most comfortable and efficient manner. Our recovery rooms and discharge areas are designed to maximize patient privacy and comfort. The Center underwent a rigorous process of accreditation through the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. We are the only center in West Virginia to obtain certification of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) by meeting their highest quality benchmarks.