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Colonoscopy (2015)


What is a colonoscopy?

Colonoscopy allows the doctor to examine the large intestine (bowel) through a fiber optic tube inserted through the anus. The doctor uses a fiber optic tube the size of a fountain pen with special lights inside. Your doctor will give you directions for preparation for colonoscopy.

Why have a colonoscopy?

It is used to find and treat diseases of the lower digestive tract where the body processes food and eliminates waste. A colonoscopy can be done in the hospital, a licensed ambulatory surgical center, or in some doctors' offices.

Statewide

1,192

Physician Office

2,484

Hospital Outpatient

1,619

Ambulatory Surgical Center

Regional Pricing Transparency
Colonoscopy ( 2015)

Central VA

1,179

Physician Office

2,564

Hospital Outpatient

1,838

Ambulatory Surgical Center

Eastern VA

1,225

Physician Office

2,380

Hospital Outpatient

2,532

Ambulatory Surgical Center

Northern VA

1,139

Physician Office

2,661

Hospital Outpatient

1,572

Ambulatory Surgical Center

Northwestern VA

1,279

Physician Office

2,205

Hospital Outpatient

1,682

Ambulatory Surgical Center

Southwestern VA

1,109

Physician Office

2,675

Hospital Outpatient

1,484

Ambulatory Surgical Center

Updated on 12/20/2016
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