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Open Access Colonoscopy Program

Hamilton Endoscopy and Surgery Center is proud to offer our Open Access Colonoscopy Program. It provides patients who meet criteria with the convenience of directly scheduling their screening colonoscopy at our ambulatory surgery center without a prior office consultation. You can expedite your colonoscopy in three easy steps:

  • Call 609-690-3214 to complete the evaluation over the phone.
  • Schedule your procedure
  • Show up at your given procedure time


Suitable candidates for our Open Access Colonoscopy Program at our ambulatory surgery center include:

  • Patients aged 45-65, requiring a screening colonoscopy who are in relatively good health with mild systemic disease
  • Mild systemic disease includes:
      • Controlled type two diabetes mellitus
      • Hypertension
      • Thyroid conditions
      • Mild asthma
      • Mild sleep apnea without the use of a CPAP
      • A body mass index (BMI) of under 40


The following patients who would likely require a consultation prior to a colonoscopy at our ambulatory surgery center include those who:

  • Use anticoagulants/antiplatelets for clotting/bleeding disorders
  • Have multiple or unstable co-morbidities
  • Have an unstable cardiac disease, pacemaker/defibrillator, endocarditis, recent myocardial infarction (MI), atrial fibrillation, artificial heart valve, CHF
  • Have had extensive abdominal surgery
  • Have experienced GI bleeding, change in bowel movements, weight loss, bleeding, Crohn’s disease, or ulcerative colitis
  • Have Type 1 insulin-dependent diabetes
  • Had previous personal history of colon cancer
  • Are currently undergoing any cancer treatment
  • Had an organ transplant
  • Rely on chronic narcotic use for pain control
  • Have had previous problems with anesthesia
  • Are over the age of 65
  • Have a BMI over 40

For questions or to schedule your Open Access Colonoscopy, please contact our Open Access Coordinator

Sonya Peters

T: 609-690-3214 | Email: [email protected]

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