In case you didn’t know it yet, there is now an endoscopy center near you for your gastrointestinal and liver problems. Skyline GastroHep Endoscopy Center, the first stand alone ambulatory surgical clinic in Visayas and Mindanao, is located along Masterson Avenue beside Mercury Drug Xavier Heights in Uptown Cagayan de Oro City. Clinic hours is from 10:00am to 5:00pm (Monday to Saturday). For inquiries and appointments, just contact 0917-702-7756 or visit its Facebook page.
The Center is DOH and Philhealth-accredited offering the following services:
- Consultation (online or face-to-face)
- All types of gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures like:
- Diagnostic and Therapeutic Gastroscopy
- Diagnostic and Therapeutic Colonoscopy
- Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sigmoidoscopy
- Diagnostic and Therapeutic ERCP
- Rubber band ligation of Esophageal Varices and Hemorrhoids
- PEG insertion
- Other minor OPD surgical procedures: excision biopsy, “tuli”, wound care
They also offer the following tests: Heb B/C screening, Urea Breath Test, Serologic H. Pylori Test, ECG
The Center is equipped with the latest endoscopic techonology using cost-efficient and cost-effective equipment that are high definition and advanced thus making these technology available to patients at reasonable costs.
The Sonoscape HD 550 series of Elan Vita makes use of Color enhancement, Red Blue Pseudo color image display, Image enhancement features, and the Versatile Intelligent Staining Technology. These features allow detection of early stages of lesions with detailed clear images not present in other endoscopic equipment and brands.
The Center also offers a highly specific and sensitive tests for Helicobacter Pylori, namely the Urea Breath Test which is not available in other medical facilities in the entire Northern Mindanao.
The hotel-like ambiance and class with which the patient experiences while waiting for their turn to be evaluated and treated is also another unique feature that is offered.
Skyline GastroHep Endoscopy Center has topnotch medical consultants:
- Dr. Maria Margaret L. Quiblat, M.D., FPCP, FPSG.FPSDE – Medical Director and Gastroenterologist
- Dr. Jaime Lagunilla – Administrator and Head of Surgery Dept.
- Dr. Brenda Catarmmann – Head of Anesthesiology
- Dr. Joseph Kee – Colorectal surgeon
- Dr. Ali Macatanong – Thoracic surgeon
Clinic hours is from 10:00am to 5:00pm (Monday to Saturday). For inquiries and appointments, just contact 0917-702-7756 ot visit its Facebook page HERE.