Endoscopy is a process that allows physicians to better examine the body’s passageways, including, but not limited to, the esophagus, stomach and colon. Through a piece of equipment known as an endoscope, the doctor can directly look at specific areas to better evaluate and detect problems.
Samaritan Health Services provides the latest diagnostic and treatment options for all types of gastrointestinal diseases. We offer widely respected physicians, the most advanced technology and remarkable convenience. Our patient-centered philosophy is reflected in every detail from our highly skilled staff to the state-of-the-art Samaritan Endoscopy Center.
- Colonoscopy (examines the colon or the entire large intestine)
- Flexible sigmoidoscopy (examines the rectum and lower colon)
- Endoscopic ultrasound (combines endoscopy and ultrasound to obtain information about the digestive track)
- Upper GI or EGD (examines the esophagus, stomach and upper intestine)
- Motility tests
- 24-hour pH testing
- Other specialized procedures, such as ERCP, MRCT and PEG tube insertions
Most endoscopy procedures are performed on an outpatient basis, allowing patients to sometimes return to work or home within four to five hours. To schedule an appointment, please contact your primary care provider. If you don't have a primary care provider, call our Physician Referral Line at 1-800-863-5241 and a representative will direct you to a physician.
Samaritan has multiple locations that are available for endoscopic procedures in Benton, Lincoln and Linn counties.
Samaritan Endoscopy Center
3509 NW Samaritan Drive, Ste. 201
Corvallis, OR 97330
Samaritan Albany Surgical Associates
705 Elm Street SW, Ste. 300
Albany, OR 97321
Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital
525 N Santiam Hwy
Lebanon, OR 97355
Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital
3043 NE 28th St.
Lincoln City, OR 97367
Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital
930 SW Abbey St.
Newport, OR 97365
Be sure to check with your insurance provider to find out which procedures your plan covers. Depending on your provider and the procedure, you may need to allow time for payment pre-authorization.
Please bring a current insurance card to every appointment and be prepared to submit any co-payment during your visit. If you have questions regarding, billing, insurance, payment arrangements or finanical assistance, call 1-800-640-5339 or click here. To contact the Samaritan Endoscopy Center, call 1-866-613-9322.
If you need to cancel an appointment, please contact us at least 24 hours in advance.