CRH Medical Corporation opens second clinic in Chicago



    VANCOUVER, Oct. 10 /CNW/ - CRH Medical Corporation (CRM:TSX-V) announced
today that it has opened a second Center for Colorectal Health in Chicago. The
new Clinic will be located west of Chicago in Wheaton, Illinois. The
additional clinic increases CRH's overall patient appointment capacity and
expands accessibility to the Company's technology and treatment protocol.
    Commenting on the Chicago expansion, Edward Wright CEO of CRH Medical
Corporation stated, "Our strategy is to significantly increase the number of
Centers for Colorectal Health across the U.S. We plan to open additional
facilities in existing markets to capitalize on our economies of scale and, as
previously announced, open Centers in new markets."

    About CRH Medical Corporation:

    CRH Medical Corporation is utilizing the first single use, patented,
disposable, hemorrhoid banding system through its Center for Colorectal Health
facilities. CRH Medical is opening its Center for Colorectal Health facilities
in the United States specializing in the treatment of hemorrhoids and
fissures, and colon cancer screening. The Company's goal is to become the
preeminent resource on colorectal health for consumers and medical
professionals in North America.

    The information in this news release contains so-called "forward-looking"
statements. These include statements regarding CRH Medical expectations,
beliefs, intentions or strategies for the future, which may be indicated by
words or phrases such as "anticipate", "expect", "intend", "plan", "will", "we
believe", "CRH Medical believes", "management believes" and similar language.
All forward-looking statements are based on CRH Medical current expectations
and are subject to risks and uncertainties and to assumptions made.

    The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
    or accuracy of this release.





For further information:

For further information: Dean Linden, Investor Relations, CRH Medical
Corporation at (604) 633-1440 or ir@crhmedcorp.com; Additional information may
also be found by visiting the Company's website at www.crhmedcorp.com or the
SEDAR website at www.sedar.com


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