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Los Angeles, CA, United States, 2013/10/01 - A patient in their twenties with ulcerative colitis traveled from Egypt to Los Angeles to consult with Dr. Schiller to convert a Brooke Ileostomy to the BCIR procedure.
Don Schiller, MD has been performing the BCIR (Barnett Continent Intestinal Reservoir) in Los Angeles since 1989, having learned the technique directly from pioneering surgeon William O. Barnett, MD.
After surfing the Internet for the best procedure and surgeon to convert her Brooke Ileostomy to the BCIR procedure, a patient in their twenties with ulcerative colitis traveled from Egypt to Los Angeles to consult with Dr. Schiller to convert her Brooke ileostomy to the Barnett Continent Intestinal Reservoir or the BCIR
People from all over the world have sought out the skills and experience of Dr. Schiller. Patients have come from Dubai, Pakistan, southeast Asia, India, Canada, Great Britain, Germany, Poland, Sweden, New Zealand, South Africa, Israel, Singapore, and Mexico.
Candidates for the BCIR (Barnett Continent Intestinal Reservoir) include patients who require surgery to remove the large intestine (ulcerative colitis, familial polyposis, and others), people who have already undergone removal of the large intestine and are living with a conventional Brooke ileostomy, and people who have had the J Pouch procedure and have an outcome that is unsatisfactory for decent quality of life.
The BCIR procedure is performed at Olympia Medical Center in the heart of the City adjacent to Beverly Hills and Hollywood by Dr. Schiller. The very involved medical staff leadership is devoted to ensuring that he high expectation of the doctors and their patients are met at all times by the hospital.
Patients at the Ostomy unit have private rooms with a bed for a significant other. This unit is dedicated to the care of Dr. Schiller’s patients, who have longer stays than other types of surgical patients. The nursing and ancillary staff is recognized as one of the best in any of the local hospitals.
Dr. Schiller is available for email, telephone and office consultations. Arrangements can be made by calling 1-800-677-5252, or by email to dr.schiller[.]ileostomy-surgery.com
Olympia Medical Center is a physician owned and operated community hospital which has served the community since 1948. Olympia Medical Center is fully accredited by the DNV.