Our Procedures


The term colonoscopy refers to a medical procedure during which a long flexible tube is used to look inside the colon. A colonoscopy helps find ulcers, colon polyps, tumors, and areas of inflammation or bleeding.

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Upper endoscopy, or EGD, is a procedure in which a thin scope with a light and camera at its tip is used to look inside of the upper digestive tract- the esophagus, stomach, and first part of the small intestine, called the duodenum.

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During an ERCP, the endoscope is inserted through your mouth, down through the esophagus and stomach, to the first part of the small intestines. In the small intestine, the endoscope is used to insert a small catheter into the bile and/or pancreatic duct.

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Esophageal Study

Esophageal manometry is a procedure for determining how the muscle of the esophagus and the sphincter works by measuring pressures generated by the esophageal muscles and the sphincter.

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Bravo PH Study

This is a new technology that allows us to accurately measure acid reflux for 48 hrs in the esophagus and to correlate the pH (acid level) with your symptoms.

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Capsule Endoscopy

Capsule endoscopy uses a video capsule that contains a miniature color video camera with a light, transmitter and batteries to perform a painless examination of your esophagus and small intestine.

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Liver Biopsy

A liver biopsy is a procedure that involves taking a small piece of liver tissue for examination with a microscope for signs of damage or disease.

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Have questions?

We are happy to answer any of your questions. You may call us at (805) 740-6633 or email us at info@raoufimd.com.

If you need to visit our office, we are located at:

228 South 'D' Street, Suite B
Lompoc, CA 93436.

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