At Surgery Center Cedar Rapids our gastroenterology equipment is state-of-the-art, such as our high-definition endoscopy instruments that deliver highest quality images. We offer screening and diagnostic colonoscopy, as well as upper GI endoscopy. All our team members have the experience and expertise to make your visit efficient and effective. And all Surgery Center procedures mean convenience and less out-of-pocket costs for you.

Our specialties include:

  • Diagnostic Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy and Biopsy
  • Upper GI Endoscopy, Biopsy

Gastroenterology Physicians


Dean Abramson, MD  
Practice: UnityPoint Gastroenterology


Pavan Chepyala, MD    
Practice:UnityPoint Gastroenterology


Douglas Purdy, MD    
Practice: UnityPoint Gastroenterology

Leon Qiao, MD   
Practice: UnityPoint Gastroenterology