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The Endoscopy Unit at Saint George Hospital - University Medical Center offers patients a wide range of diagnosis and therapies through Endoscopy.

Endoscopy is the examination of the internal body cavities using a specialized medical instrument called an Endoscope. It is a technique that enables physicians to explore the internal organs: digestive, urinary, respiratory, etc…

Endoscopy is performed using Fiber Optic tubes with two components:

• Fibers with cold light to illuminate the dark inside of hollow organs

• Fibers to catch images and send them to an attached computer system for analysis and final processing

Procedures performed at the Endoscopy Unit at Saint George Hospital - University Medical Center are:

• Esophago Gastroduodenoscopy - Diagnostic & Therapeutic

• Colonoscopy - Diagnostic & Therapeutic

• ERCP – Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatography

• Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy

• Endoscopic Ultrasound – Diagnostic and Interventional

• Manometry: Esophageal, Anorectal

• PH Metry for Reflux Disease – Impedance Metry

• Cystoscopy – Diagnostic & Therapeutic

• Bronchoscopy – Diagnostic & Therapeutic

For more information, please call the Endoscopy Unit at Saint George Hospital - University Medical Center at +961 1 441595.



The health sector in Lebanon is in deep crisis. Medical coverage has become a commodity that only a small privileged percentage of the Lebanese society can attain; a luxury at times where health should be a basic right.

Saint George Hospital established a Community Health Clinic aimed at providing qualified care to the underprivileged. Its outreach goes beyond the walls of the hospital to encompass education, health awareness and public screening.

Making it Accessible

- A yearly registration fee of 100,000 LL

- A 10,000 LL charge for each subsequent visit