Gramercy Park Digestive Disease Center (GPDDC) is a state-of-the-art ambulatory surgical center dedicated to comprehensive outpatient endoscopic health care for adults. Accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), GPDDC is committed to providing high quality, cost-effective and efficient care. Our mission is to serve as a community resource for patients and their families.
Gramercy Park Digestive Disease Center is recognized by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC), the leading organization in developing safety and quality standards for ambulatory health care.
Gramercy Park Digestive Disease Center participates in the Gastrointestinal Quality Improvement Consortium (GIQuIC), which is a national healthcare database used to measure and improve the quality of endoscopic performance.
Your liver plays a key role in the digestive process, producing bile that turns fat into energy along with proteins that help to carry waste from the body. This organ helps control your blood sugar, releasing glucose when it’s needed and removing it when it’s in excess. It also works to destroy bacterial and viral […]
Everyone gets a lump of food stuck in their throat from time to time. It can happen when you eat too quickly or don’t chew your food all the way. However, if you frequently have difficulty swallowing (dysphagia), it may be due to a serious condition that requires medical treatment. Dysphagia falls into several different […]
An upper endoscopy or EGD (esophagogastroduodenoscopy) is a simple procedure that gives our doctors a detailed view of your upper digestive tract. Performed using a small camera on a flexible tube, it can detect virtually any abnormalities in your esophagus, stomach, and the first part of your small intestine. Your gastroenterology specialist should explain what […]