Dr. Moshe Rubin of New York, New York has over 30 years of experience using techniques like upper endoscopy to diagnosis digestive disorders. Partnering with at New York Presbyterian Hospital and Carnegie Hill Endoscopy Centers, he is able to utilize the most up to date equipment for this valuable diagnostic tool. For your own expert upper endoscopy, call or book your consultation online with Dr. Rubin today.
An upper endoscopy is a valuable tool that Dr. Rubin has extensive experience in utilizing for expert diagnosis and treatment of gastric conditions. This test uses a thin, flexible tube with a tiny camera on the end of it. This tube is inserted in your mouth, and can extend through the length of your upper digestive tract.
While you are under sedation, your doctor can explore the structures of the upper part of your digestive tract, which includes the esophagus, stomach, and the upper most part of your small intestine (duodenum).
Your doctor may have ordered an upper endoscopy if you exhibited symptoms that may suggest a gastrointestinal disorder that needs diagnosed, or in order to treat a gastric issue that has already been diagnosed.
Some possible conditions your doctor may be trying to diagnose or treat are:
These are just a few of the possible reasons your doctor may want to use an upper endoscopy to visualize your upper digestive system.
Dr. Rubin knows that this can be a scary procedure, and will take time before your procedure to answer any questions you may have regarding your upper endoscopy.
Here are a few things that are helpful for you to know in preparation for your endoscopy:
If you are in need of an upper endoscopy by an experienced practitioner, call or book your consultation online with Dr. Moshe Rubin today.