You can expect to receive personalized care before, during, and after your procedure from Dr. Mackler, and our experienced staff of professional registered nurses, gastrointestinal technicians, secretarial staff and anesthesiologists.
Anesthesia is provided at the Seaford Endoscopy Center by anesthesiologists from Delaware Coastal Anesthesia. All of our anesthesiologists are Board Certified in anesthesia and experienced in providing anesthesia for outpatient endoscopic procedures. The anesthesia services we provide will optimize your safely and comfort during your procedure, and enable your quick recovery and discharge home.
Patients at the Seaford Endoscopy Center receive 1:1 nursing care provided by an all Registered Nurse staff. All of the RN’s at the Center have been specially trained in the care of gastrointestinal endoscopy patients. The nurses are all skilled in IV insertion and are certified in Advance Cardiac Life Support. They are all prepared to answer you pre-procedure questions and provide you with the information you need in preparation for discharge.
During your procedure, there will be an endoscopy technician present who will help make you comfortable and assist Dr. Mackler with the equipment. The endoscopy technicians have completed additional training to become gastrointestinal associates. Our technicians have received all of the education and training required to maintain the strict infection control guidelines we follow to sterilize our equipment and high level disinfect our endoscopes for your safety.
You will be greeted on the phone or in the reception area by our secretary. She will prepare your chart and help you register when you arrive. Any billing or account questions can be answered by our accounts manager.
Dr. Bradley P. Mackler- Medical Director
The Seaford Endoscopy Center is under the medical direction of Dr. Bradley P. Mackler, MD. Dr. Mackler received his Medical Degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York in 1988. He completed 3 years of Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and became Board Certified in Internal Medicine. From there, he attended Montefiore Medical Center in New York where he completed two years of additional education and training in the Specialty of Gastroenterology. Dr. Mackler became Board Certified in Gastroenterology in 1995 and continues this certification today. He has been in private practice in Seaford, Delaware since 1994.
Dr. Mackler is fluent in French.
Joyce Mackler RN, MSN, CASC - Center Manager
Joyce is the Center Manager. She oversees the staff and the daily operations of the Center. Prior to this position, Joyce worked for many years in critical care as a staff nurse and clinical nurse specialist.
Cheri Watts RN- Center Staff Nurse
Cheri has been a nurse in a variety of settings since 1994. She has been working in outpatient endoscopy with Dr. Mackler for the past 16 years. Cheri works admitting and recovering patients, and on some days in our procedure room. She also is responsible for submitting data to our gastrointestinal quality registry.
Ginger Outten RN- Center Staff Nurse
Ginger has been in nursing since 2009 and worked in intermediate care prior to coming to the Center in 2010. Ginger is one of our admission and recovery nurses and is our supply coordinator.
Heather Strickland, RN Center Staff Nurse
Heather joined our staff in 2015. She comes to the Center with several years of experience in medical-surgical nursing and same day surgery experience. In addition to working with patients in admissions and recovery, Heather is our Direct Access Endoscopy coordinator.
David Chandler- Gastrointestinal Technician
David has been an endoscopy technician working with Dr. Mackler for the past 18 years. He is certified as an Advanced GI Associate.
Kim Legates RN - Center Staff Nurse
Kim joined our staff in 2016. Kim is our procedure room and capsule endoscopy nurse. She comes to us with 8 years of nursing experience in rehabilitation, intermediate care, and intensive care.
Lianne Trice, RN, BSN- Center Staff Nurse
Lianne recently joined our team as a per diem nurse. Lianne has hospital nursing experience and has spent the last 10 years working for Delaware Hospice. Lianne works with patients during admission and recovery.
Robin Church- Patient Accounts Manager
Robin joined our staff in the fall of 2012. She is our Patient Accounts Manager. Robin is the person who can assist you with any questions you have regarding your bill. Robin comes to us with 10 years of experience as a manager, receptionist and accounts manager for another medical practice.
Polly Baker - Secretary
Polly joined us in January 2018 as our receptionist and center secretary. Polly has many years experience working in the medical setting.