How can I learn the exact Adenoma Detection Rate of a physician or healthcare facility before a Colonoscopy?

I am considering getting a Colonoscopy due to family history, and I heard it is important to know about the doctor’s Adenoma Detection Rate. Where can I get this info to explore my options before deciding on a clinic/hospital?

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Ask the physician and facility directly.

Go to a qualified GI. Look at patient reviews if it makes you feel better. ADR is overhyped as a marker of technical superiority and it is of limited use to determine value in the assessment of care of an individual. Make sure your doctor is trained, qualified and routinely does difficult polypectomies. If somebody is only talking of ADR, something may actually be amiss!

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