Gastroenterology Unit

The UOC of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy is a complex structure within the hospital of Frosinone. The purposes of the service are the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the gastroenteric system, in election and in emergency/urgency.

This structure is responsible for:

  • gastroenterological consultations for hospitalized patients;
  • screening activities for the early diagnosis of colorectal cancers;
  • dedicated clinic for Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and Regional Reference Centre for Biological Drug Therapy;
  • dedicated clinic for the Diagnosis and Care of Celiac Disease, included in the regional network for Celiac Disease.


The recipients are adult patients for each age group, as well as the paediatric population in relation to elective and/or emergency endoscopic procedures.

Services / Activities provided

  • Digestive Endoscopy in election: gastroscopies, colonoscopies, polypectomies of the stomach and colon, mucous resections of the stomach and colon (EMR), P.E.G. implant, endoscopic retrograde pancreatography cholangium (C.P.R.E.);
  • Digestive Endoscopy in emergency: gastroscopies and colonoscopies with endoscopic therapy (injective, mechanical and thermal) of bleeding lesions of the upper and lower digestive tract, removal of foreign bodies;
  • Day Service – Diagnostic PACs for: anemia, celiac disease, chronic inflammatory bowel diseases, staging, re-evaluation of colorectal cancer;
  • Gastroenterological consultations: for the Emergency Department and for the Inpatient Departments;
  • Outpatient clinic for Celiac Disease;
  • Outpatient clinic for Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Diseases.

How to access

The methods of access to the Frosinone Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy UOC are as follows:

  • emergency procedures: Emergency Department – Emergency Departments;
  • election procedures with reservation by means of a commitment: Regional recovery;
  • facilitated access through recovery: Outpatient Clinic for Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Outpatient Clinic for Celiac Disease, Outpatient Clinic for hereditary-familial colorectal cancer;
  • procedures in election by internal request: for hospitalized patients

Reception Time

Frosinone Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit

Digestive Endoscopy in Election

  • monday to Friday from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm;
  • saturday from 8.00 am to 2.00 pm

Emergency Digestive Endoscopy

  • night, pre-festive and festive

Gastroenterological consultations for the Emergency Department and the Inpatient Departments

  • monday to Friday from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm;
  • saturday from 8.00 am to 2.00 pm

Provincial Center for Level II Colorectal Cancer Screening

  • colonoscopies: from Tuesday to Friday from 8.30 am to 7.00 pm;
  • follow-up colonoscopies: Monday from 2.30 pm to 7.00 pm, Saturday from 8.30 am to 2.00 pm;
  • pre-endoscopic examinations: from Monday to Thursday from 2.30 pm to 4.00 pm;
  • collection of histological reports and follow-up: from Monday to Friday from 12.00 to 14.00

Day Service – PACs

  • tuesday and Friday from 8.30 am to 12.30 pm

Celiac Disease Outpatient Clinic

  • thursday from 9.00 am to 12.00 pm

Outpatient Clinic for Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  • visits: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3.30 pm to 7.00 pm;
  • infusion of biological drugs: Monday and Wednesday from 3.30 pm to 7.30 pm


Frosinone Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit

Manager: Dr Stefano Brighi


  • Doctors: Dr. Altavilla Nadia, Dr. Tiziana Foglietta, Dr. Mangone Manuela, Dr. Margagnoni Giovanna, Dr. Tomaselli Giampaolo;
  • Outpatient Specialist SUMAI: Dr Marco Cedola

Frosinone Headquarters

  • Address: F. Spaziani Hospital, Floor -1 – 03100 Frosinone
  • Primary Phone: 0775.1883452
  • Telephone Secretariat: 0775.1883151-3154
  • Fax: 0775.1883181
  • Email:

Last Updated: 01/04/2022

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