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.
Liver biopsies are sometimes performed to help reach an accurate diagnosis for liver problems. This test may also help a doctor estimate the extent of liver damage. This is referred to as staging liver disease. The results of a liver biopsy may also help in the development of treatment for liver damage or disease. The […]
Lower GI endoscopy is also known as a colonoscopy. This screening is important for all adults beginning at age 50. The purpose of this endoscopic procedure is to observe the lower GI tract for signs of inflammation, tumors, polyps, or other asymptomatic abnormalities. A person can have any of these conditions without noticeable symptoms. Each […]
When we think about our ability to swallow, we may get stuck on the throat alone. Structurally, the esophagus is also involved in our swallowing functions. This body part, the tube that connects the throat and stomach, may narrow for various reasons. When this happens, a range of symptoms may occur. Signs of a narrowed […]