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

Gastroenterology Specialists of Dekalb

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!