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Endoscopy and Procedures

Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and interventions are available for infants to young adults in state-of-the-art endoscopy suites. Full-service pediatric anesthesia and trained endoscopy nursing staff are available for all procedures.
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures available include:
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy 
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy 
  • Colonoscopy 
  • Polypectomy 
  • Balloon dilation
  • Foreign body removal
  • Esophageal, Small Bowel, Colonic, and Anal Manometry 
  • Percutaneous Liver Biopsy 
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Placement
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Cecostomy Tube Placements 
  • Variceal and Gastrointestinal Bleeding Management 
  • Paracentesis 
  • Small Bowel and Esophageal Capsule Endoscopy 
  • pH monitoring 
  • Breath Analysis 
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (performed at UCSD Medical Center and Sharp Memorial Hospital by Adult Gastroenterology)

Visit the Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego site for more information. 

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