Renovation and expansion is underway at UC Irvine Health digestive disease center

August 25, 2016
Artist's rendering of the new H.H. Chao Digestive Disease Center building, which is set to open in summer 2017.

The UC Irvine Health H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center (CDDC) is undergoing a complete renovation and expansion at the UC Irvine Medical Center campus in Orange.

When the CDDC building reopens in summer 2017, there will be new procedure rooms for endoscopy services, as well as other multispecialty exam rooms. Renovations also will adopt the latest technological innovations for diagnosing and treating digestive diseases.

The new CDDC will not only be more convenient for patients, but also will offer patients an aesthetically pleasing experience.

“We’re making these improvements with the patient in mind,” said Erwin Altamira, senior director of the CDDC. “The expanded space will allow us to see even more patients for medical and surgical consults, as well as perform complex procedures in a timely fashion. We will truly meet the expectations patients have of a world-class center.”

During renovations, CDDC patients are being seen at:

For more information or to make an appointment with a UC Irvine Health digestive disease specialist, call 888-717-4463.

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