UM St. Joseph Medical Center Digestive Disease Center (DDC) is a state-of-the-art facility developed for the diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases. The facility, which offers a full range of procedures, is staffed by physicians and nursing personnel with special interest and training in this specialty. Minor procedures, requiring only local anesthetic, are also performed in this area.
The unit offers diagnostic and therapeutic treatment to both inpatients and outpatients. Personnel are on-call for emergencies from 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. weekdays and 24 hours on the weekends.
We offer procedures such as upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound, ERCP, bronchoscopy, gastrostomy tube placement, liver biopsy and other treatment.
Pre-Registration for Your Procedure
Pre-registration is a function performed within the Patient Access Department of UM St. Joseph Medical Center. To expedite registration, you have the ability to complete pre-registration through the power of the internet. This Web Site allows you to complete the pre-registration process from your home and other locations with Internet access.
Pre-registration can be completed several different ways for the patient's convenience. Choose one of the following options:
- Complete the Form Online
- Pre-register by telephone, please call the Patient Access Department at 410-337-1626.
Procedures to be performed in DDC are scheduled by the primary care or gastroenterologist physician's office through the Surgical Scheduling Office.
Note to Physician Offices: Please call Surgical Scheduling to set up online posting access through the hospital portal. 410-337-1070. For any other questions, please contact the nurse manager or charge nurse.
All procedures need to be posted by 12 noon to be reflected on the next days' schedule.
Ambulatory Services Building, 1st floor
7601 Osler Drive
Towson, MD 21204
Monday through Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 12 noon
Scheduling Number: 410-337-1070
- General Questions: 410-337-4502
- Unit Phone: 410-337-1537
- Fax: 410-337-4827
- Nurse Manager: 410-427-2284
Find a Doctor / Make an Appointment
If you’d like to make an appointment, please follow this link to find a participating gastroenterologist or primary care provider on our Find a Doctor search.