Atlantic Endoscopy Center opens Monday, March 17
When Atlantic General was planning its new Endoscopy Center, hospital leadership
knew they wanted to offer something beyond a skilled gastroenterology
staff and a wide range of diagnostics and treatment options.
Patient comfort and safety were also key components.
The new 5,000 square foot facility, which opens on Monday, March 17, offers
a quiet, private atmosphere away from the busy hustle and bustle of the
With private rooms and a dedicated staff who provide care only for those
patients who come to the Endoscopy Center, the atmosphere is designed
to alleviate much of the apprehension and embarrassment typical to many
The Atlantic Endoscopy Center, located within the James G. Barrett Medical
Office building at the corner of Healthway Drive and Old Ocean City Boulevard
in Berlin, provides many of the same gastroenterology services offered
by a hospital, done on an outpatient basis. Yet, the center is just steps
away from the main facility should additional services be necessary.
Directed by Drs. Jonathan Bell, Jerrold Canakis, and Lee Klepper, all board-certified
gastroenterologists who have served the local community for a combined
24 years, the center provides specially trained, experienced GI nurses
and endoscopy technicians to ensure a positive patient experience.
The care provided by the Atlantic Endoscopy Center is referred through
the office practices of Dr. Bell and Dr. Klepper at Atlantic Gastroenterology
and the private practice of Dr. Canakis.
If you are due for your routine colonoscopy or have other gastrointestinal
concerns, contact the Physician Referral Line at 1-877-641-4244 or 410-629-1500
for the office information for these physicians.