Various digestive symptoms and conditions require diagnostic procedures that allow your gastroenterologist the opportunity to explore potential causes. The findings from these GI procedures guide the doctor’s diagnosis and suggested treatment regimen.

Procedures and Screenings Available

With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Brian Cooley is an expert in performing colonoscopy and endoscopy procedures. The experienced and knowledgeable staff working with Dr. Cooley put the patient’s needs and comfort first. If you’ve been referred for endoscopy or need a screening colonoscopy we are here to meet your treatment needs. We encourage you to read additional information on the diagnostic and therapeutic GI procedures performed by Dr. Cooley below:


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Endoscopy (EGD)

Allows your doctor to examine the upper GI tract… esophagus, stomach and duodenum.

Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

Examines lower portion of colon to evaluate digestive symptoms and conditions.

Esophageal Dilation

Used to expand the esophagus to relieve swallowing difficulty or food stuck in chest.

Screening Colonoscopy – Do I need an office visit?

Dr. Cooley offers an option called open access colonoscopy to qualifying patients, that allows those patients needing a colon cancer screening to schedule their colonoscopy without the expense or time needed for an office visit prior to the cancer screening. If you need to schedule a screening colonoscopy, please call our practice and we’ll ask a few questions to see if you qualify for an open access colonoscopy.

Disclaimer: The information presented on this website is not intended to take the place of your personal physician’s advice and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.  Discuss this information with your healthcare provider to determine what is right for you.  All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical condition.

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