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What is a colonoscopy?

A colonoscopy is a procedure that allows your provider to check the inside of your entire large intestine or colon. This procedure can help your provider look for problems in your colon, including early signs of cancer, red or inflamed tissue, ulcers or bleeding. 

What should I expect?

Before any colonoscopy, your provider will explain the procedure to you. Your physician will give you very specific instructions for your prep. You will have to stop eating a few hours before, and you will have an IV with medications, fluids and sedation during the procedure. You will also be sedated during the procedure. 

Why choose Memorial Health System?

Memorial Health System is at the forefront of advanced surgical and diagnostic procedures that allow for faster and safer recovery time and quicker results. Our dedicated gastroenterologists–Anish Chopra, MD and Josh Zara, MD–have years of experience and their qualified team of professionals will make you as comfortable as possible during the procedure. They are trained to meet your needs and will be with you every step of the way, no matter which location you're at –
Marietta or Belpre.

To schedule your colonoscopy, please fill out the following form:
Our staff will be in touch within three business days to schedule you.

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