5 Recent GI-Driven Center Openings & Plans

Here are five gastroenterology-driven facilities that have recently opened.

Integrated Medical Professionals has opened Advanced Colon & Rectal Surgery Centers of New York in Melville. The center will provide colonoscopies, treatment options for several GI conditions and surgical intervention for conditions such as colon cancer, ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.

Physicians Endoscopy and a group of five North Carolina physicians have received preliminary approval for the construction of the Greater Gaston Center. Pending final approval from the state, construction of the two-endoscopy room center will begin next year with a tentative opening date in the summer.

The National College of Natural Medicine has opened the NCNM Clinic's SIBO Center, a facility designed for the treatment of small intestine bacterial overgrowth, irritable bowel syndrome and related gastrointestinal disorders.

In November, construction workers broke ground on the $20 million St. Anthony Healthplex in Mustang, Okla., which includes an outpatient endoscopy department. The healthplex is slated to open in December 2014.

Symbion and St. Louis Surgery Center have partnered with three physicians to open the St. Louis Incontinence Institute, an ambulatory surgery center dedicated to providing care for incontinence patients.

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