A small flexible tube with a miniature camera is passed through the mouth, down the esophagus, (swallowing tube) into the stomach, and first part of the small bowel (duodenum). Learn more information about Gastrointestinal Endoscopy refer to HealthLinkBC. Learn more about surgery in Interior Health or ambulatory care in Interior Health.

Resources

Gastroscopy Patient Discharge Information

Gastroscopy Patient Discharge Information

Gastroscopy Patient Information

Gastroscopy Patient Information

Conscious Sedation for Endoscopy

Conscious Sedation for Endoscopy

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there pre-service instructions for the patient

Yes.

Is a referral required?

Yes. Physician referral and appointments required.

Do I need a ride home?

Yes. You are considered legally impaired for 24 hours and can not operate a vehicle.

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Kootenay Lake Hospital
Gastroscopy
Kootenay Lake Hospital

3 View Street
Nelson BC V1L 2V1

250-352-3111(main switchboard)
Lillooet Hospital and Health Centre
Gastroscopy
Lillooet Hospital & Health Centre

951 Murray Street
Lillooet BC V0K 1V0

250-256-4233(main switchboard)
Penticton Mental Health & Substance Use
Gastroscopy
Penticton Regional Hospital

550 Carmi Avenue
Penticton BC V2A 3G6

250-492-4000(main switchboard)
Queen Victoria Hospital
Gastroscopy
Queen Victoria Hospital

1200 Newlands Road
Revelstoke BC V0E 2S0

250-837-2131(main switchboard)
Royal Inland Hospital.
Gastroscopy
Royal Inland Hospital

311 Columbia Street
Kamloops BC V2C 2T1

250-374-5111(main switchboard)
Shuswap Lake General Hospital
Gastroscopy
Shuswap Lake General Hospital

PO Box 520, 601 - 10th Street NE
Salmon Arm BC V1E 4N6

250-833-3600(main switchboard)
Vernon Jubilee Hospital
Gastroscopy
Vernon Jubilee Hospital

2101 - 32nd Street
Vernon BC V1T 5L2

250-545-2211(main switchboard)
Cariboo Memorial Hospital
Gastroscopy
Cariboo Memorial Hospital

517 North 6th Avenue
Williams Lake BC V2G 2G8

250-392-4411(main switchboard)
Creston Community Dialysis Clinic
Gastroscopy
Creston Valley Hospital & Health Centre

312 - 15th Avenue North
Creston BC V0B 1G0

250-428-2286(main switchboard)
East Kootenay Regional Hospital
Gastroscopy
East Kootenay Regional Hospital

13 - 24th Avenue N
Cranbrook BC V1C 3H9

250-426-5281(main switchboard)
Elk Valley Hospital
Gastroscopy
Elk Valley Hospital

1501 - 5th Avenue
Fernie BC V0B 1M0

250-423-4453(main switchboard)
Golden & District Hospital
Gastroscopy
Golden & District Hospital

835 - 9th Avenue South
Golden BC V0A 1H0

250-344-5271(main switchboard)

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