I. David Shocket MD

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I. David Shocket, MD, Director, Gastroenterology

I. David Shocket, MD, is the section director of Gastroenterology at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

 

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45 is the new 50—for colonoscopy

by I. David Shocket, MD, Director, Gastroenterology
June 06, 2018

The American Cancer Society has released new colonoscopy recommendations: Adults at average risk should start getting colonoscopies at 45 instead…

Tips to make colonoscopy prep more bearable

by I. David Shocket, MD, Director, Gastroenterology
March 30, 2017

At least once a month, a patient asks if I’ve read Dave Barry’s column about getting a colonoscopy. The humor…