Why Choose Us for Interventional Endoscopy?
High Volume, High Level of Expertise
At the University of Chicago Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics, our interventional endoscopy experts are leaders in the field. We perform more than 2,000 specialized ultrasound and interventional endoscopy procedures annually, ranking among the nation's leaders in progressive techniques. Our interventional endoscopy program is one of the largest in the region, attracting patients for highly specialized procedures not widely available at other hospitals. Our high volume of procedures contributes to our excellent patient outcomes and low rate of complication.
Advanced Endoscopy Suites
The Center for Care and Discovery is the new home for interventional endoscopy at the University of Chicago Medicine. The state-of-the-art endoscopy suites in the new hospital support our experts in performing highly complex procedures and enable them to easily integrate emerging technology in this rapidly progressing field.
Respected Clinical Research Program
Here, our endoscopists are actively conducting clinical research, hoping to expand the application of interventional endoscopy. Our experts are studying the effectiveness of new procedures, looking at how gastrointestinal interventional endoscopy can improve diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of diseases. Our patients benefit from these research efforts, and many choose to participate in clinical trials of promising minimally invasive treatments.
We're Teaching the Interventional Endoscopists of Tomorrow
Our specialists are training new physicians in this highly specialized field. The American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy has recognized us as one of 30 programs in the United States to provide formal training in advanced interventional endoscopy.