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3292 Mountain Drive, Decatur, GA 30032
Phone: 404-294-8180 • Fax: 404-294-8188

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Colon Polypectomy

This procedure is used to remove abnormal growths, called polyps, from the colon. Polyps are usually benign, but some can develop into cancer. The physician uses a colonoscope, a small, lighted camera inside a soft, flexible tube, which is inserted into the rectum. The procedure usually lasts from 30 minutes to an hour.

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Decatur Endoscopy Center, LLC, is conveniently located less than one mile west of the Memorial Dr/Avondale Estates exit off 285, just across from the Kensington MARTA station in the Mountain Professional Plaza. We invite you to consult with us today!