CRH Medical expands Las Vegas operations

    VANCOUVER, Sept. 17 /CNW/ - CRH Medical Corporation (CRM:TSX-V) announced
today that due to patient demand in Las Vegas it recently hired Dr. Ronald
Rosen as the second Physician in its Center for Colorectal Health. By adding a
second physician, the Company will continue to increase the revenue of an
existing Center, without incurring the incremental operating expenses
associated with a new site.
    CRH Medical believes over time this can be an excellent source of growth,
while also pursuing its strategy of opening new Centers in additional cities.
A Board-Certified Surgeon, Ronald G. Rosen, MD, FACS is a fellow of the
American College of Surgeons. Dr. Rosen has more than 20 years of experience
in general surgery and has been in private practice for thirteen years in Las
    Commenting on the appointment of Dr. Rosen, Edward Wright CEO of CRH
Medical stated, "Our strategy is to add additional physicians to our Centers
as dictated by continuous growth in patient appointments. We are excited about
the addition of Dr. Rosen as it demonstrates the scalability of our Centers
and is further evidence that our strategy and tactics to create awareness for
our Centers is working."

    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.

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