The Endoscopy Center of Fairfield is a state of the art Ambulatory Surgery Facility licensed by The State of Connecticut and Certified by Medicare to perform procedures such as:
- Upper Endoscopy
What is Endoscopy?
During GI endoscopy your doctor will pass a thin tube into your colon or esophagus. This tube is equipped with a special lens to examine the tissue of the passage and if needed collect small specimens of the tissue for closer examination in the laboratory.
Preparing for your procedure
When your doctor orders GI endoscopy you will be asked to prepare in advance by following specific directions which will be given to you when your procedure is scheduled.
If you have any questions about the directions or the procedure itself please call us.
On Procedure Day
- You will need a ride.
- Arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled procedure time.
- The procedure is performed with conscious sedation which some have called “twilight sleep”.
- Park near the covered entrance on the Stop & Shop side of the building.
- Let us know when you arrive.
- We are Licensed by The State of Connecticut as an Outpatient Surgical Facility
- We are Medicare Certified
- We are accredited by The Joint Commission on The Accreditation of Health Care Organizations
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The Center is a division of Gastroenterology Associates of Fairfield County, PC, one of the largest, oldest and most experienced GI practices in the area.
The practice maintains offices adjacent to The Endoscopy Center at 425 Post Road as well as in Bridgeport at 2660 Main Street.
Physicians in the Practice are on staff at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport.
From gastroesophageal reflux to colonoscopy, Gastroenterology Associates of Fairfield County is equipped to handle all of your gastroenterology needs. To help you understand your options, we've included descriptions of some of our leading services on this page.
- Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
- Endoscopic Ultrasonography
- Upper Endoscopy
- Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
- Capsule Endoscopy
- Esophageal Dilation
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
- Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy
- Esophageal testing
- Minor Rectal Bleeding
- Barrett's Esophagus