Partnering with the Center for Endoscopic Research & Therapeutics
Our team at the Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics partners with referring physicians to ensure every patient receives the best, most expedient care possible. When you refer a patient to us, we will collaborate with you to develop an individualized treatment plan. Download our latest report to learn more about our programs and services.
To refer a patient, please call 773-702-1459. Please fax the completed referral form, below and all relevant documentation to 773-834-8891.
Saturday appointments available
What You Can Expect
We value your partnership. Our physicians will keep you informed about your patient's care and our nurse coordinators will serve as navigators to make the entire process as smooth and easy as possible.
Once you refer your patient to UChicago Medicine Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics (CERT), our staff is available 24/7 to take your call.
Appointments are available quickly, with the average wait time of 24 to 48 hours. It may be up to one week, depending on urgency and the patient's schedule.
During an initial visit, we will talk with your patient about procedure preparation and will send written instructions as well.
After the procedure, our physicians will call you to discuss results and the return of the patient to your care.
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.