Berkeley Endoscopy Center, L.L.C.

Siva K. Chockalingam, MD
1072 Wildewood Centre Dr.
Columbia, SC 29229
(803) 788-1120

 

Introduction

Berkeley Endoscopy Center, L.L.C. is an independent organization owned and operated by the physician of Associates in Gastroenterology, P.A.. Berkeley Endoscopy Center, L.L.C. operates with two endoscopy suites used exclusively by our physician and has consistently received the highest level of accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), indicating that our facility has passed a series of rigorous and nationally recognized standards.

Our facility allows the physicians to provide endoscopy services (upper endoscopy and colonoscopy) in a more personal and patient-focused environment. As a benefit to patients, we work with board-certified nurse anesthetists to provide deep sedation in an extremely safe and controlled manner.

The friendly and knowledgeable staff at Berkeley Endoscopy Center, L.L.C. have consistently achieved high scores in patient satisfaction surveys. Our facility has the technologically advanced equipment, high-definition scopes and monitors, allowing for improved detection of malignant and premalignant lesions.

Our physicians also have privileges to preform procedures at local Hospitals.

Providence Main, Palmetto Richland and Baptist Memorial Hospital, Lexington Medical Center.

QI Studies 
Berkeley Endoscopy Center, L.L.C. is benchmarked against several different endoscopy centers by the Accreditation Association for for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). In order to maintain accreditation through the AAAHC, each center must show dedication to quality improvement both medical respects and in overall patient care. 

Office Hours
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Staff

Gwen, Business Manager:

Gwen joined Berkeley Endoscopy Center, L.L.C. in January 2007, as a Medical Billing Coordinator, which she held a Certificate of Medical Billing and Coding from Horry Georgetown Technical College, and an Associate's degree in Business from Columbia Junior College. In May of 2012, she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Organization Management from Claflin University with Cum Laude honors. Upon receiving her Bachelor's degree, Gwen became the Business Manager of the Center in April 2011. As the Business Manager of an ASC, she fulfills many day-to-day operational duties, to include: Train and recruitment, Monitor and evaluate performance, work within departmental budgets, closely work with administration and senior management, maintains Medicare and AAAHC regulatory compliance and most importantly, assure quality patient care and a positive work environment. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, and being a professional traveler and shopper.