Advanced Technology & Innovation

University Hospitals has been internationally recognized for pioneering research in endoscopic technology as well as minimally invasive colorectal surgery. Our team is comprised of advanced endoscopists, colorectal and general surgeons, radiologists and anesthesiologists who work together to provide leading-edge therapies for patients.

Some of the innovative therapies and services we offer include:

  • Advanced endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) technique: lithotripsy, cholangioscopy/pancreatoscopy, intraductal ultrasonograph
  • Management of difficult polyps: mucosal resection, combined laparoscopy/endoscopic resection
  • Endoscopic ultrasound: cancer staging, diagnosis of pancreatobiliary disease, interventional endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) including pseudocyst drainage
  • Endoscopic Barret’s therapy: mucosal resection, radiofrequency ablation, cryotherapy
  • Small bowel imaging: wireless capsule endoscopy, double balloon enteroscopy, push enteroscopy
  • Unsedated transnasal endoscopy
  • Single port laparoscopic surgery
  • Natural orifice surgery
  • Complex laparoscopy for various colorectal disorders
  • LINX Reflux Management System

For a physician referral or to learn more about the University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center Digestive Health Institute / Bariatric Surgery, Metabolic & Nutrition Center please call 440-285-7757.

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