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Colonoscopy (2016)


What is a colonoscopy?

Colonoscopy allows the doctor to examine the large intestine (bowel) through a fiber optic tube inserted through the anus. The doctor uses a fiber optic tube the size of a fountain pen with special lights inside. Your doctor will give you directions for preparation for colonoscopy.

Why have a colonoscopy?

It is used to find and treat diseases of the lower digestive tract where the body processes food and eliminates waste. A colonoscopy can be done in the hospital, a licensed ambulatory surgical center, or in some doctors' offices.

Statewide

1,165

Physician Office

2,806

Hospital Outpatient

1,719

Ambulatory Surgical Center

Regional Pricing Transparency
Colonoscopy ( 2016)

Central VA

1,303

Physician Office

2,940

Hospital Outpatient

1,324

Ambulatory Surgical Center

Eastern VA

1,241

Physician Office

2,508

Hospital Outpatient

1,629

Ambulatory Surgical Center

Northern VA

1,144

Physician Office

2,776

Hospital Outpatient

1,769

Ambulatory Surgical Center

Northwestern VA

1,182

Physician Office

2,895

Hospital Outpatient

1,874

Ambulatory Surgical Center

Southwestern VA

1,075

Physician Office

2,873

Hospital Outpatient

1,482

Ambulatory Surgical Center

Updated on 7/05/2018
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