Initial consultations are usually conducted at our office. You will meet with the surgeon for a discussion about your condition. We will collect your medical history and a relevant physical exam may be performed.
Gastroscopies and colonoscopies are performed in the ambulatory care unit at Royal Inland Hospital. Our office will give you instructions for your bowel preparation and hospital arrival times. Because you will be receiving sedation, someone will need to drive you home.
Be sure to follow these instructions for the bowel preparation closely:
Surgeries and procedures are performed at Royal Inland Hospital in either the main operating room or ambulatory care unit. Please contact our office if you have questions about arrival times or how to prepare for your specific procedure.