ABOUT ARMY MEDICINE
Department of Gastroenterology
Department of Gastroenterology
Second Floor, Room 2900
1650 Cochrane Circle
Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Closed on Federal
Holidays and Selected Training Holidays
information - (719) 526-7453.
The Gastroenterology Clinic is located on the second floor of
the EACH. Patients should park in the “A” parking lot just west
of the EACH; enter the main west entrance and go up the main
staircase or take the tower elevators to the second floor and
then follow the signs to the Gastroenterology Clinic. The
Gastroenterology Clinic – is located on second floor of the
inpatient side of the main hospital just north library.
All providers and nurses within the
Gastroenterology Clinic are involved with the care of Warriors
and their family members. The philosophy of the Gastroenterology
(GI) Clinic is that each patient is an individual with unique
characteristics and needs. The goal is to maintain dignity and
human rights; provide a safe environment conducive to restoring
and maintaining health; serve high standards of quality care;
and promote a resource area for the physicians of the community
in treatment, diagnosis and management of the patients with
Consultation in diseases of the gastrointestinal and
hepatobiliary systems is provided by the Gastroenterologists.
Patients are seen on a referral basis from various clinics and
hospital facilities supporting Fort Carson, Peterson Air Force
Base, Cheyenne Mountain, Schriever Air Force Base and Air Force
Academy. Other referrals may be received on a case by case basis
from military or USPHS facilities outside of the Pikes Peak
Region. Patients return to the GI Clinic after evaluation, with
recommendations for further evaluation and/or treatment and
follow-up up to six months. In some instances, patients may be
followed long-term or co-managed by the GI Clinic if the
complexity of the disease process falls outside the expected
scope of practice of the referring physician.
Who can be seen here?
Active Duty Military and
Tricare Prime(Screening colonoscopies-if space is available)
Walk-in Services - None
Commonly asked Questions and Answers
Do I need
to have some sort of prep when I come to my appointment?
The initial appointment is for consultation only. The provider
will perform his assessment to determine if a procedure is
warranted. A procedure will be scheduled prior to leaving your
appointment. Instructions for preparing for the procedure will
be given and reviewed with you prior to leaving your initial
I was seen in the GI Clinic in the past and
I want to come back here for my care, but I was deferred to the
network. Why can’t I be seen here in the Gastroenterology Clinic
Consults are reviewed by the Central Referral
Center. The Central Referral Center determines if there is
access to the Gastroenterology Clinic. “Access” means that there
is enough appointments to take care of the number of patients
being referred to the Gastroenterology Clinic. If there isn’t
any “access”, then the referral is deferred to the network.
Other consults are only good for one year. Patients may be
required to see their primary provider for renewal of their
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