Have IBD? You May Need More Frequent Colonoscopy Screenings.
A new study found that patients with IBD who had a colonoscopy every one to three years were less likely to be diagnosed with advanced colon cancer.
By May 31, 2022, most health insurance plans will fully cover this procedure to evaluate a positive stool-based test for colon cancer. Check with your insurance about your coverage.Learn More
Our Woodland Park gastroenterologists and staff at Gastroenterology Diagnostics of Northern NJ are dedicated to providing quality, affordable care to the community in our quest to lower colon cancer rates and treat an array of digestive diseases, including Crohn’s Disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Gastroenterology Diagnostics of Northern NJ is skilled in performing a myriad of digestive procedures, including colonoscopy, esophageal dilation, flexible sigmoidoscopy, upper endoscopy and small bowel enteroscopy.
We believe in compassionate medicine, where patients feel reassured and unrushed. We hold ourselves to the highest of standards as the center is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).
We are also honored to be part of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program (EURP), which honors units that have demonstrated a commitment to delivering quality and safety as reflected in their unit policies, credentialing, staff training and competency assessment as well as their quality improvement activities.
Our patients value the compassionate care they receive from our doctors and say they are likely to recommend our center to family and friends.
A new study found that patients with IBD who had a colonoscopy every one to three years were less likely to be diagnosed with advanced colon cancer.Read More
New federal guidance will soon require health insurance companies associated with the Affordable Care Act to cover the cost of a follow-up colonoscopy to evaluate a positive colon-cancer-screening stool test.Read More
A recent study conducted by AMSURG and researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai shows an increase in early-onset colorectal cancer and precancerous polyps in patients younger than 50.Read More