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A colonoscopy is an exam of your colon, or large intestine. This test helps doctors find ulcers, polyps, tumors, and inflammation or bleeding in your large intestine.

Most importantly, a colonoscopy can identify signs of colon cancer, the second-largest cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. A colonoscopy can detect colon cancer at an early stage, when it is easiest to treat.

Vanderbilt performs more colonoscopies than any other medical center in the region. Our gastroenterology team will make your colon screening as easy to schedule and comfortable as possible.

Schedule Your Colonoscopy

A referral from your primary care provider or gastroenterologist is needed to schedule an appointment.

Call us to help coordinate your referral. Please refer to location closest to you for appropriate phone number


To schedule an colonoscopy at our Nashville main campus or One Hundred Oaks location, call (615) 322-1881 and press option 2 for scheduling.

1301 Medical Center Drive, Suites 1660 and 3701
Nashville, TN 37232
Vanderbilt Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic One Hundred Oaks
719 Thompson Lane, Suite 20500
Nashville, TN 37204
Today's hours:8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
2105 Edward Curd Lane, 3rd Floor
Franklin, TN 37067
1616 West Main Street, Suite 201
Lebanon, TN 37087
Today's hours:8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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