Cleveland, OH Colonoscopy Cost Comparison

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A Colonoscopy in Cleveland costs $1,752 on average when you take the median of the 55 medical providers who perform Colonoscopy procedures in Cleveland, OH. There are 1 different types of Colonoscopy provided in Cleveland, listed below, and the price for each differs based upon your insurance type. As a healthcare consumer you should understand that prices of medical procedures vary and if you shop from the Cleveland providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Colonoscopy Cost Average $1,050 - $3,500 Free Quote

Compare Colonoscopy Providers in Cleveland, OH

Facility City Type
Chagrin Surgery Center Beachwood Ambulatory Surgical Center
The Endoscopy Center at Bainbridge Chagrin Falls GI Diagnostic Center
The Lu-jean Feng Clinic Pepper Pike Ambulatory Surgical Center
Digestive Health Beachwood GI Diagnostic Center
Mentor Surgery Center Mentor Ambulatory Surgical Center
Lodi Community Hospital Lodi Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
University Hospitals Bedford Medical Center Bedford Acute Care Hospital
Saint John West Shore Hospital Westlake Acute Care Hospital
Uhhs Zeeba Surgery Center Lyndhurst Ambulatory Surgical Center
The Cleveland Clinic Cleveland Acute Care Hospital
Rockside Road Surgery Center Independence Ambulatory Surgical Center
Shaker Heights Surgical Center Shaker Heights Ambulatory Surgical Center
Lakewood Hospital Lakewood Acute Care Hospital
Saint Vincent Charity Hospital Cleveland Acute Care Hospital
Uhhs Mentor Surgery Center Mentor Ambulatory Surgical Center
The Surgery Center Pearl Cleveland Ambulatory Surgical Center
Endoscopy Center of Northern Ohio Medina GI Diagnostic Center
EMH Regional Medical Center Elyria Acute Care Hospital
The Endoscopy Center of Lake County Mentor GI Diagnostic Center
Lorain Surgery Center Lorain Ambulatory Surgical Center
Hillcrest Hospital Mayfield Heights Acute Care Hospital
University Hospitals Geauga Regional Hospital Chardon Acute Care Hospital
University Hospitals Richmond Medical Center Richmond Heights Acute Care Hospital
Premium Surgery Center Elyria Ambulatory Surgical Center
Community Health Partners Regional Medical Center Lorain Acute Care Hospital
Parma Ambulatory Surgery Center Parma Ambulatory Surgical Center
The Surgery Center Cleveland Ambulatory Surgical Center
Marymount Hospital Garfield Heights Acute Care Hospital
North Coast Endoscopy Mentor GI Diagnostic Center
The Hospital for Orthopaedic and Specialty Services Amherst Acute Care Hospital
Brecksville Surgery Center Brecksville Ambulatory Surgical Center
Uhhs Westlake Surgery Center Westlake Ambulatory Surgical Center
South Pointe Hospital Warrensville Heights Acute Care Hospital
Big Creek Surgery Center Middleburg Heights Ambulatory Surgical Center
Willoughby Surgery Center Willoughby Ambulatory Surgical Center
North Coast Surgery Center Elyria Ambulatory Surgical Center
Cleveland Surgical Suites Richmond Heights Ambulatory Surgical Center
Fairview Hospital Cleveland Acute Care Hospital
Metrohealth Medical Center Cleveland Acute Care Hospital
Parma Community General Hospital Parma Acute Care Hospital
University Hospitals Case Medical Center Cleveland Acute Care Hospital
Lutheran Hospital Cleveland Acute Care Hospital
Medina General Hospital Medina Acute Care Hospital
Cdh Endoscopy Center Willoughby GI Diagnostic Center
Euclid Hospital Euclid Acute Care Hospital
Northeast Ohio Surgery Center Orange Village Ambulatory Surgical Center
University Suburban Health Center South Euclid Medical Center
Ambulatory Surgery Center of Northern Ohio Lyndhurst Ambulatory Surgical Center
Lakeeast Hospital Painesville Acute Care Hospital
Southwest General Health Center Middleburg Heights Acute Care Hospital
Allen Medical Center Oberlin Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
The Center of GIEndoscopy Solon GI Diagnostic Center
Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital Cleveland Childrens Hospital
Wadsworth-rittman Hospital Wadsworth Acute Care Hospital
Erie Shores Endoscopy Center Lorain GI Diagnostic Center

Colonoscopy Introduction

A colonoscopy is a procedure which allows a doctor to view inside the large intestine (colon) using a tool called a colonoscope. A key advantage of the procedure is that, when needed, other instruments can be passed through the colonoscope. These may be used, for example, to painlessly remove a suspicious-looking growth or to biopsy, that is, take a small piece of tissue for further analysis. Although colonoscopy is the best test available to detect and treat abnormalities within the colon, other alternative procedures are abdominal x-ray, computed tomography (CT scan), abdominal ultrasound, barium enema, sigmoidoscopy and, more recently, an alternative is a Virtual colonoscopy. These exams, however, do not allow direct viewing of the colon, removal of polyps, or the completion of biopsies, so, if an abnormality is found during one of these procedures, a colonoscopy may still be required to biopsy or remove the abnormality.

Patient Preparation For A Colonoscopy

You will be given instructions in advance that will outline what you should and should not do in preparation for colonoscopy. Central to these instructions is the need to cleanse the intestinal tract, modify diet and manage medications; be sure to read and follow those instructions. It is particularly important to inform the physician of all medications or vitamins taken regularly or if you are pregnant (or think you might be pregnant) or if you have heart, lung or other medical conditions that may need special attention, and, finally, if you have a history of bleeding disorders or if you are taking any anticoagulant (blood-thinning) medications, aspirin, or other medications that affect blood clotting. Arrangements should be made for transportation after the surgery is complete.

What to expect during and after a Colonoscopy

The procedure takes about 30 minutes to perform and is seldom remembered by the sedated patient. The sedative and pain medication usually cause most patients to dose off during the procedure. An intravenous line is inserted into the arm to administer a sedative and a painkiller. Also, your heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate, and oxygen level will be monitored during the procedure. Once you are fully relaxed, you will be asked to lie on your left side with your knees bent towards your chest. Your doctor will first do a rectal exam with a gloved, lubricated finger; then the lubricated colonoscope will be gently inserted into the anus and gently advanced into the rectum and colon. As the scope is slowly and carefully passed, you may feel as if you need to move your bowels, and because air is introduced to help advance the scope, you may feel some cramping or fullness. Generally, however, there is little or no discomfort. The physician will examine the colon. If a polyp is seen, it may be removed, biopsied, or left alone until a subsequent operation is performed.

After the procedure is competed you will be taken to the recovery area and monitored until the medication has worn off. After recovery, the physician will explain the results to you, provide instructions on care and diet and then your driver will be allowed to take you home. It is normal to experience mild cramping or abdominal pressure following the exam. This usually subsides in an hour or so, after the air has been expelled. Notify your physician to report any of the following: fever and/or chills, frequent bloody stools, abdominal pain and/or bloating, inability to pass gas.


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