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Toomas M. Sorra, M.D. - Brooklyn Gastroenterology

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Colonoscopy Preparation Instructions
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Colonoscopy Preparation Instructions

Patients who are scheduled for a colonoscopy should read the following document:

GI YouTube Videos

Patient Education Articles

The following links take you to patient-friendly information provided by, a physician-monitored resource and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the National Institutes of Health of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:


Health & Wellness:

Diagnostic Tests:


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Support Organizations

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National Child Abuse Hotline
1.800.422.4453 (1-800-4-A-Child)

The National Domestic Violence Hotline
1.800.799.7233 (1-800-799-SAFE)

Poison Control

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1.800.273.8255 (1-800-273-TALK)

Celiac Disease
Celiac Disease Foundation
Celiac Sprue Association
National Foundation for Celiac Awareness

Hemochromatosis (Iron Overload Disease)
American Hemochromatosis Society

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America

Liver Disease
American Liver Foundation (ALF)
Hepatitis Foundation International

General GI Resources
American Cancer Society
International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD)
National Cancer Institute
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
The American College of Gastroenterology

General Resources Safe & Effective OTC Medicine Use
Safe Medication

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Toomas M. Sorra, M.D.
Brooklyn Gastroenterology

166 Clinton St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Tel: 718.834.0100
Fax: 718.875.6602