Commonly Asked Questions

The Surgery Center will be calling you approximately 3 days before your surgery to review your medications and which ones you should hold or take the day of your surgery.

Whoever prescribes your diabetic medications will be your resource for managing how to take your diabetic medications for your procedure.  Please contact them to make them aware of your upcoming procedure.

The office will work with scheduling you to get clearance before your surgical date.  This may involve being seen by another provider.  Please stay informed of your appointments and obtaining these clearances in order to avoid cancellation of your procedure.

The office can help you with obtaining the final cost that will be due at the time of your procedure.

The Surgery Center will be calling you approximately a week to 3 days prior to your procedure to review the entire process of your endoscopy.  This includes medications, what to expect, how to prepare, and after care.

Please call the office and ask to speak to a provider since this may change the plan of care.  This includes starting new medications and emergency room visits.

Yes. we will need your insurance card and billing information.

Yes, you will receive anesthesia during your procedure and therefore require a responsible adult to accompany you home.

You will be at the Center for approximately 2.5 hours in total. You will spend less time at the center by making certain you are punctual for your appointment. Arriving earlier than your appointment time won’t necessarily get you through faster while arriving late will probably cause you to lose your scheduled time slot and create substantial delays for you. Completing the required paperwork prior to your arrival will expedite the process.

There is no specific preparation but you should not eat or drink anything after midnight the night before the test.

Yes. Please follow your physician’s instruction for this procedure. Please contact your physician’s office for a prescription or instructions.

You should not eat anything after midnight. You may have up to 1 cup of clear liquid 4 hours prior to your scheduled arrival time. Please consult your physician for additional instructions if you are scheduled for an afternoon appointment.