Interventional Endoscopy (CERT)
Leaders in Progressive Techniques
The University of Chicago Medicine Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics (CERT) attracts patients from around the country due to our expertise, innovation, patient focus and strong partnerships. We use the most innovative endoscopic techniques to provide minimally invasive solutions for a range of gastrointestinal problems. Our physicians developed or perfected many of the advanced techniques we use. We strive to push the boundaries of endoscopic technology for the benefit of our patients.
Conditions We Diagnose & Treat
At the Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics (CERT), our interventional endoscopists use minimally invasive techniques to diagnose and treat the following conditions:
Endoscopic techniques and technology are constantly advancing, and we treat more complex cases here than anywhere in the region.
Research & Clinical Trials
We integrate delivery of state-of-the-art clinical care with research, which helps us discover new approaches to the greatest medical challenges.Research & Clinical Trials
With the generosity of our donors, we are able to invest in research and education. Make a gift online today. Please include "CERT" in the special instructions field.Give to Medicine
Center for Endoscopic Research & Therapeutics (CERT)
Why Choose Interventional Endoscopy at UChicago Medicine
The Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics (CERT) was created to be a one-of-a-kind program with a single focus: advancing patient care through endoscopic discovery and innovation.
Our staff is available 24/7 to take your call, and our appointment turnaround time is quick. We work closely with referring physicians to provide the best possible care for every patient.
We offer the latest techniques for therapeutic endoscopy. By using advanced endoscopic techniques to find and remove abnormal tissue, we can often spare patients from invasive surgery.
We partner with the Comprehensive Cancer Center to treat pancreatic diseases (cancer and benign diseases), bile duct cancer, and other gastrointestinal cancers, such as esophageal, gastric and colon cancers.
Our Interventional Endoscopy Locations
Refer a Patient
Our team partners with referring physicians to make sure every patient receives the best, most expedient care possible.Refer an Interventional Endoscopy Patient
Learn about standard practices in endoscopy and how new innovations may enhance or revolutionize endoscopy practices in the future.See Upcoming Events
Program & Services Report
Learn more about the innovative techniques we use to provide minimally invasive solutions to our patients.Download Our Program & Services Guide
Advanced Endoscopic Fellowship
Our fellowship provides broad practical and scholarly exposure to clinical problems relating to GI oncology and advanced endoscopic techniques.Learn More About Our Fellowship