Community Endoscopy Center

Community Endoscopy Center

8315 East 56th St., Suite 100
Indianapolis, IN 46216


Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Community Endoscopy Center is a licensed surgery center dedicated to the diagnosis, and treatment of gastrointestinal disease. Founded in 1994, Community Endoscopy Center is committed to providing quality digestive healthcare to all patients. The center's board-certified gastroenterology physicians have performed thousands of gastrointestinal procedures, including endoscopy and colonoscopy, and the clinical staff is comprised of registered nurses experienced in gastrointestinal endoscopy.

Call us today to schedule your colonoscopy at 317-621-2232!

Colon Cancer Risk and Prevention

Did you know that 1 in 3 Americans don't follow guidelines for preventive colorectal cancer screenings? Colonoscopy is the most thorough way to check for polyps that can become colon cancer. When found early, more than 90% of colon cancer patients live longer due to early detection.

In the video below, our physicians and staff answer the question, "Why should you get a colonoscopy?"

Listen to our gastroenterologists discuss risk factors and ways to prevent colon cancer, including the importance of colonoscopies to detect and treat colon cancer early.

About Community Endoscopy Center

Community Endoscopy Center is located on the east side of Indianapolis on the campus of Ft. Benjamin Harrison. Community Endoscopy Center is a joint venture with the physicians of Community Physician Network Gastroenterology Care and VEI, a corporation within Community Health Network. This partnership allows us to provide patients with advanced technology in a comfortable, patient-focused environment.

Medical director: Matthew Harrison, MD
Executive director: Tammy Richardson, RN, BSN, MHA

Meet Our Physicians

Our board-certified gastroenterologists are specialists in comprehensive evaluation and management for a wide variety of digestive and liver diseases. They are highly skilled in techniques of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. Learn more about them in the videos below and on their practice page.

Gastroenterology Care Practice


Procedure Preparation

To help patients feel more comfortable, we have put together information about the day of your procedure, how to prepare, admissions, recovery, discharge and follow-up. Download prep instructions below (PDFs).

Procedure Preparation

Prep Instructions




Frequently Asked Questions

Check our frequently asked questions for more information about preparing for an endoscopic appointment, the procedure itself, and what happens after the procedure.

Endoscopic Appointment FAQ

Patient Notices

Financial interests

Patients have a right to know if their physician has a financial interest in the surgery center. A “financial interest” means that your physician may have an ownership or investment interest through equity, debt or other means in Community Endoscopy Center. This center is jointly owned by VEI, Community Health Network and some of the physicians from Community Physician Network Gastroenterology Care. As a patient you are free to choose the center or any facility for your procedures/services required, without a penalty, subject to any limitation of your health insurance. A list of Community Endoscopy Center’s physician investors is available upon request.

Notice of Privacy Practices
Describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information.

Patient Rights & Responsibilities (PDF)
Describes your rights and responsibilities as our patient, including advance directives information and physician disclosures.

Certifications, Awards and Designations

Apex Quality Award

Apex Quality Award seal 2017Community Endoscopy Center received the 2017 Apex Quality Award for patient satisfaction and care, one of the most prestigious in the industry. The center has received this award every year since 2010, demonstrating a commitment to the highest level of excellence in customer service.

Community Endoscopy Center earned certification by Medicare in 1994. In 1996, the center achieved accreditation by Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). In the state of Indiana, we were the first ambulatory surgery center solely dedicated to gastrointestinal disease to achieve this accreditation.

Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care


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