Procedures

The following procedures can be done at the Gateway Surgery Center, or at the hospital: Dr. Andrews does these procedures at Riverview Surgery Center.

  • EGD or Gastroscopy – Dr. Ali, Dr. Andrews, Dr. Castellano, Dr. Scrobola
  • Screening and Diagnostic Colonoscopy – Dr. Ali, Dr. Andrews, Dr. Castellano, Dr. Scrobola
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy – Dr. Ali, Dr. Andrews, Dr. Castellano, Dr. Scrobola
  • Small Bowel Enteroscopy – Dr. Ali, Dr. Andrews, Dr. Castellano, Dr. Scrobola
  • Stent Placements – in sophagus, stomach, duodenum, pancreas, bile duct and colon for a variety of gastrointestinal tumors and conditions. – Dr. Andrews, Dr. Castellano, Dr. Scrobola, Dr. Ali
  • Non-surgical weight loss – Endoscopic non-surgical weight loss procedures with intra gastric balloon insertion (Orbera) – Dr. Ali
  • Endoscopic suturing for difficult fistula and leaks closure of GI tract and more. – Dr. Ali
  • Capsule Endoscopy or Pill Cam – Dr. Ali, Dr. Castellano
  • Hemorrhoid Banding – Non-surgical treatment of hemorrhoids with banding – Dr. Ali

The following procedures must be done at the hospital:

  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) tube (feeding tube) insertion – Dr. Ali, Dr. Andrews, Dr. Castellano
  • Endoscopic Botox injection and dilations for esophageal motility disorders and gastroparesis – Dr. Ali, Dr. Andrews, Dr. Castellano
  • EGD with wireless bravo capsule implantation for 48 hour pH monitoring of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). – Dr. Ali, Dr. Andrews, Dr. Castellano
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) for large colon, rectum, esophagus, stomach and intestinal polyps – Dr. Ali
  • Deep inspection and treatment of small bowel with Single Balloon Enteroscopy – Dr. Ali
  • Endoscopic sub mucosal dissection ( ESD) for very large colon, rectum, esophagus, stomach and intestinal polyps and superficial tumors – Dr. Ali
  • Endoscopic zenker’s diverticulum treatment with non-surgical cricopharyngeal myotomy. – Dr. Ali
  • Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) for Achalasia and other esophageal motility disorders – Dr. Ali
  • Per Oral Pyloromyotomy (POP) for gastroparesis – Dr. Ali
  • Barrett’s esophagus treatment with BARRX – radio frequency ablation (RFA) – Dr. Ali
  • Stretta procedure for refractory or difficult to treat GERD ( gastroesophageal reflux disease) – Dr. Ali
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) with FNA for diagnosis and staging of esophagus, stomach, pancreas, bile duct, intestine and rectal cancers. – Dr. Ali
  • EUS guided celiac plexus block and neurolysis for chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer pain relief – Dr. Ali
  • EUS guided pseudocyst and pancreatic fluid collection/ abscess drainage – Dr. Ali
  • EGD and EUS guided coiling & cyanoacrylate glue injection for gastric varices – Dr. Ali
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) – Dr. Ali, Dr. Andrews, Dr. Scrobola
  • Direct Cholangioscopy and Pancreatoscopy with extra hydraulic lithotripsy (EHL) for difficult stones and tumors of bile duct and pancreas – Dr. Ali, Dr. Scrobola
  • Endoscopic non-surgical Gastric Bypass revision for addressing weight regain after previous gastric bypass (Stoma reduction and suturing of anastomosis) – Dr. Ali
  • Endoscopic sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG) – to create a sleeve endoscopically with no scars or surgery – Dr. Ali