General introduction

City International Hospital offers a full range of standard endoscopic diagnostic and therapeutic procedures carried out throughout the hospital for inpatients and outpatients.

Endoscopy Department is fully equipped with advanced facilities for endoscopic diagnostics and sedative endoscopic procedures. With modern sedation and careful monitoring the great majority of patients will feel comfortable during the procedure. CIH Endoscopy department is committed to protecting the privacy, comfort and safety of our patients within our practice.

  • Automatic endoscope reprocessor (AER) for low temperature washing and high level disinfection of flexible endoscopes that meets international standard.
  • Biopsy and other equipment are sterilized by EO (ETHYLENE OXIDE) and plasma to prevent cross-contamination.
  • Endoscopy, Before the Endoscopy /After the endoscopy, all laundry machinery is separate from patient care areas
  • Modern endoscopy systems that obtain high image quality to help physicians can see exactly what's going on inside a patient's body
  • Carbon dioxide is used in laparoscopy reduces basal ileus.
  • Nurse Call System in all patient rooms and bathrooms to enable fast and direct hospital communication, transform healthcare workflows, and drive efficiencies – to get the right care, to the right patient, at the right time.

Keynote activities

  • Painless endoscopy (moderate sedation or CO2 gas)
  • Screening, early detection of stomach and colon cancer.
  • ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography) for gallstones removal
  • Carbon-13 Urea breath test for the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection.

Digestive endoscopy

Diagnostic digestive endoscopy: 

  • Gastroscopy: Local anesthesia, General Anesthesia, Regional Anesthesiology,, Pediatric Endoscopy, Helicobacter Pylori Tests
  • Anal Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Spinal cord Endoscopy and sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

Therapeutic digestive endoscopy:

  • Therapeutic gastroscopy: Endoscopic control of upper gastrointestinal bleeding, Polyp Removal, stenting of the esophagus / stomach / duodenum, narrowing and hemorrhoids after hemorrhoidectomy 
  • ERCP treatment: Gravel Removal Methods,stone removal, biliary strictures endoscopic treatment, Biliary Stent Placement.


  • Diagnostic bronchoscopy
  • Therapeutic bronchoscopy
  • Biopsy
  • Bronchoscopy with Transbronchial Biopsy
  • Bronchial  polyp removal

“Scarless” (in the Neck) Endoscopic Thyroidectomy (SET) For small goiters

Our doctors

Doctor name Photo Title

Le Kim Sang, II, MD


Head of Endoscopy Department

Dinh Duc Minh, I, MD


For appointment or more information about the services provided by Endoscopy  Department, please contact:

Endoscopy Department

  • Nurse Station: (8428) 6280 3333, ext. 8256

City International Hospital

  • Operator: (8428) 6280 3333, ext. 0
  • Address: No. 3, 17A Street, Binh Tri Dong B Ward, Binh Tan Dist. (Next to AEON Mall Binh Tan). Ho Chi Minh City.
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