Colonoscopies: Doctors Get Them, Too (Video)

A colorectal surgeon shares his experience as a colonoscopy patient

colonoscopy patient on hospital bed

If it’s time for a colonoscopy, and you haven’t had one before, doctor-turned-patient James Church, MD has words for you: “If I can do it, you can do it.”

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After performing thousands of colonoscopies as a colorectal surgeon, Dr. Church was curious about what his patients experience during a screening. At age 45, he decided to have his own colonoscopy.

Find out what Dr. Church had to say about his experience and why he says it’s worth the minor discomfort and inconvenience.

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