Each year, gastroenterologists in the U.S. perform nearly 20 million colonoscopies. Yet that number should be higher. An estimated 40% of people who should get colonoscopies don’t, primarily out of fear of the preparation. But there are misconceptions about the prep that we’ll get to in a minute. Did you know that a screening can [...]
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Our Batavia office has as a new provider, Welcome Annmarie! Annmarie Sagraves is a board-certified Physician Assistant joining our team in Clermont. She will be working with patients in the office as well as treating inpatients at Mercy Hospital Clermont in collaboration with Dr. Kakarlapudi. One of the areas Annmarie is passionate about is Preventative [...]
Welcome Hanna! Hanna Eckhoff, CNP joins Cincinnati GI at our Anderson office. Before becoming a Nurse Practitioner, she worked as a registered nurse in the Emergency Department and in Outpatient Endoscopy. After working as an Endo nurse for nearly five years, she decided to pursue her advanced nursing degree to become a Nurse Practitioner in [...]
Cincinnati GI is pleased to announce Dr. Gregory Lam has joined our practice. He will be seeing patients at our office on Beechmont Avenue. Dr. Lam will be a great addition to our group; he is a board-certified Gastroenterologist with advanced endoscopic training. He has been in medical practice for fifteen years. He previously was [...]
Cincinnati GI wishes Dr. Robert Krone Jr. a long and happy retirement and a thank you for all your years of service to our patients. Dr. Krone will be volunteering at Mercy Anderson Hospital’s Clinic, they are fortunate to have someone with his knowledge and experience treating their patients. The staff will miss his humor [...]
New Anderson Endoscopy Center is Open! We are excited to announce Anderson Endoscopy Center is now open. Anderson Endoscopy Center is a five room Ambulatory Surgery Center that provides endoscopic procedures in a private outpatient setting. The Center is located in the same building that our Anderson office recently moved to on Beechmont Ave. Anderson [...]
A new Westside office location has been added to CGI. Drs. David Hess and Mark Manegold are seeing patients at the brand new Mercy West Hospital in the medical office building conveniently located on the campus. You may schedule visits for either of these physicians by calling 513-233-4100. Mercy West Hospital 3301 Mercy Health Blvd., [...]
Dr. Hess recently participated in Mercy Hospital West’s Happy Hour Presentation where he spoke about the importance of Colonoscopy screening. The interval between colonoscopy procedures depends on many various clinical, social and family history variables. First is if a person has had polyps, the polyps are removed and tested to see if those polyps can [...]