Cleveland, OH Endoscopy Cost Comparison

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An Endoscopy in Cleveland costs $1,844 on average when you take the median of the 55 medical providers who perform Endoscopy procedures in Cleveland, OH. There are 1 different types of Endoscopy 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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Procedure Price Range
Upper GI Endoscopy Cost Average $1,100 - $3,600 Free Quote

Compare Endoscopy Providers in Cleveland, OH

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

Endoscopy Cost and Procedure Introduction

A key advantage of the procedure is that, when needed, tiny instruments can be passed through an opening in the endoscope to obtain tissue samples, remove polyps, coagulate (stop) bleeding sites, dilate or stretch a narrowed area, or perform other treatments. Although an upper endoscopy is considered the best test available to detect and treat abnormalities, alternative procedures include barium x-ray and ultrasound (sonogram). These exams, however, do not allow direct viewing of the GI tract, removal of polyps, or the completion of biopsies, so, if an abnormality is found during one of these procedures, an endoscopy may still be required to biopsy or remove the abnormality.

Endoscopy Patient Preparation

Prior to your Endoscopy, you will be given instructions in advance that will outline what you should and should not do in preparation for the endoscopy; 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. You will be asked to fast for eight hours before the procedure, generally after midnight. You may be given additional instructions about a special diet for one to two days prior to the procedure. Arrangements should be made for transportation after the surgery is complete.

What to expect during and after an Endoscopy Procedure

An Endoscopy procedure should takes about 30 minutes. An intravenous line is inserted into the arm to administer a sedative. Also, your heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate, and oxygen level will be monitored during the procedure. Numbing medication will be sprayed into the back of your throat to prevent gagging. The spray may have a bitter taste to it. Holding your breath while your throat is sprayed may decrease the taste. A mouth guard will be placed in your mouth to protect your teeth. Once you are fully relaxed and your throat is numb, you will be asked to lie on your left side on the table with your head bent forward. You will be asked to swallow the endoscope and then the endoscope is gently inserted into the upper esophagus. You can breathe easily throughout the exam. During the procedure, air is pumped in through the instrument to expand the structure that is being studied and allow better viewing. Biopsies and other procedures will be performed as needed. Saliva will be suctioned from your mouth since you will not be able to swallow during the procedure.

After the procedure is completed, 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. Occasionally a patient is left with a mild sore throat or a feeling of distention from the insufflated air that was used during the procedure. Both problems are mild and fleeting. Notify your physician to report any of the following: fever and/or chills; redness, swelling, bleeding or other drainage from the IV.

What Conditions or Symptoms Might An Endoscopy Treat?

It’s hard to nail down an exact symptom or group of symptoms but there are some common ones that might lead to an Endoscopy being the necessary treatment (or simply used to help diagnose an issue). If one is having some challenges with swallowing, issues with the digestive tract, general stomach pains that can’t be diagnosed, or ongoing chronic diarrhea and constipation.

Awareness Items About Endoscopy

A lot of patients that might be preparing for an Endoscopy are concerned about the prep and procedure itself. You should also be aware of potential things that can occur afterwards:

  • General Infection: Just like most procedures and surgeries, there is always a general risk for infection. Trying to keep things in a relatively clean environment are desirable.
  • Perforation Associated with Endoscopy: If you are having symptoms associated with increased heart rates, vomiting (potentially with blood), or an ongoing fever you should seek to see if you have an issue with perforation (esophageal tear).

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