Ottawa Endoscopy & Day Surgery Centre, opened in July 2005, is Ottawa’s first privately operated, publicly funded, out-patient medical clinic delivering specialized medical services including screening colonoscopy, gastroscopy, and day surgical procedures.


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What is a colonoscopy procedure?

Colonoscopy is the visual examination of the inner surface of the intestinal tract via means of an endoscope. A long flexible tube (colonoscope)...

How do I prepare for the procedure?

It is very important that you follow the preparation instructions provided. These instructions outline what food and drinks are permissible for 48 hours before the test...

What is an EGD?

An EGD (sometimes called a gastroscopy) is the visual examination of the esopohagus and stomach using an endoscope. To prepare for the EGD procedure your mouth will be sprayed with a local anaesthetic spray...

What is a Flexible Sigmoidoscopy?

A flexible sigmoidoscopy is the visual examination of the inner surface of the rectum and lower bowel by means of an endoscope...

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  • Important Announcement
    Letter from Russell Kronick CEO Ottawa Endoscopy & Day Surgery Centre October 20, 2011
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Colonoscopy Preparation Instructions

EGD Preparation Instructions

Flex Sig Patient Instructions