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.
An esophageal dilation is performed to assist a patient who has difficulty swallowing due to an abnormal narrowing within the esophagus. The narrowing itself is called a stricture. It can be caused by a wide range of conditions. Why Would You Need It? Narrowing of the esophagus may make it difficult for you to eat […]
An upper endoscopy is a common procedure that’s used to identify – and in some cases, treat – problems in your upper digestive system. What Is An Upper Endoscopy? An upper endoscopy is a nonsurgical procedure that allows a gastroenterologist (a doctor who specializes in diseases of the digestive system) to examine your upper […]
Having variceal bleeding is a potentially life-threatening condition that requires prompt care and treatment. Variceal banding is commonly used to stop this bleeding and reduce the risk of serious complications. What Is Variceal Bleeding? It is the bleeding that occurs when you have enlarged veins or varices in your digestive tract – it can happen […]