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What is endoscopy?

Endoscopy is used to visualize internal organs, as well as take samples of organs or tissues to detect cancer. Endoscopy is also used to perform surgical procedures. An endoscope is a thin, flexible, lighted tube with a built-in video camera. Endoscopic procedures can be done with minimal patient discomfort and few complications. 

What does endoscopy treat?

Endoscopy can be used to diagnose or treat the following conditions:

  • Colon polyps
  • Bleeding, stretching or narrowing of the esophagus or intestine
  • Breathing disorders
  • Chronic diarrhea
  • Incontinence
  • Internal bleeding
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Urinary tract infections

Endoscopy procedures

Common endosopic procedures performed at Sinai-Grace Hospital include:

If you’ve been scheduled for endoscopy

If you’ve been scheduled for an endoscopy procedure, read this important information.


Endoscopy Locations

Sinai-Grace offers endoscopy at two locations:

DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
Endoscopy Services
6071 W. Outer Drive
Detroit, MI 48235
phone: (313) 966-6969

DMC Lahser Ambulatory Center
Endoscopy Services
27207 Lahser Rd., Suite 100
Southfield, MI 48034
phone: (248) 359-5575

If you have any questions about DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital endoscopy services, please call 313-966-6969. For questions about DMC Lahser Ambulatory Center endoscopy services, call 248-359-5575.