Physicians Endoscopy (PE), along with the Peninsula Regional Health System and its Peninsula Regional Medical Center, announce the opening of Delmarva Endoscopy Center in Ocean Pines, MD at the Ocean Pines Health Pavilion.

The Delmarva Endoscopy Center is a full-service facility that saw its first patients on July 16th, 2019. It operates a fully functional endoscopy suite with two endoscopy procedure rooms, all featuring state-of-the-art equipment.

“I am excited to provide care at Delmarva Endoscopy Center in Ocean Pines, which is a state-of-the-art facility to improve quality, access, and patient experience,” said Jerry Canakis, MD, gastroenterologist and physician lead. “The ease of the process, comfort, and convenience contribute to the high-quality endoscopy services our patients will receive. We are a team dedicated to providing safe and exceptional care.”

Joining Dr. Canakis at the Delmarva Endoscopy Center are fellow gastroenterologists Dan Daniels, MD, and Pushpjeet Kanwar, MD. The doctors are performing EGDs and colonoscopies, examining the stomach, esophagus, and colon to help diagnose and treat patients and to screen for colon cancer.

The Delmarva Endoscopy Center is one of four buildings that comprise the Ocean Pines Health Pavilion, which is owned and operated by the Peninsula Regional Health System. The building totals 11,000 square feet of which 6,000 is dedicated for the endoscopy center. The remaining space is utilized by Dr. Canakis and his staff for his medical office.   

The Ocean Pines Health Pavilion is 21 acres in size and features hospital-style services without inpatient beds. Included is the state-of-the-art Richard A. Henson Cancer Institute, Peninsula Regional Family Medicine Ocean Pines, PRMC FamilyLab, PRMC Adult Fitness, PRMC Home Scripts Pharmacy, and the Junior Board Pines Cafe. The fourth and final building on the site is scheduled for a fall groundbreaking and could house, among other services being considered, orthopedics, medical imaging, CoreLife Delmarva Weight Loss and Wellness, and many private physician practices including endocrinology, cardiology, and urology. 

People interested in learning more may call Dr. Canakis’ office at 410-912-6021 or 410-912-5640 to reach Dr. Daniels and Dr. Kanwar at their offices in Salisbury, MD. Their primary care physician may refer patients or schedule a direct access visit for colon cancer screenings through their doctor’s office.      

Editor’s Note:  We’ll be holding an official grand opening and ribbon cutting at the Delmarva Endoscopy Center on Wednesday, October 23.  More information to come!