Welcome To Gulf Coast Endoscopy Center
We are located in South Fort Myers, Florida. The Center is majority owned and operated by AmSurg Corporation and minority owned by local gastroenterologists. The Center provides a choice for patients who previously were required to go to the hospital for their endoscopic procedures. This choice is endorsed by most commercial insurances and Medicare as an excellent opportunity to reduce the cost of health care while maintaining the highest standards. This choice provides for the diagnosis and treatment of digestive complaints in a painless, safe, cost effective manner. Please take a moment to browse the web site and learn more about our center.
Gulf Coast Endoscopy is a purpose built, single specialty center, to enable efficient, painless, accurate endoscopy to take place in the safest manner possible. Our commitment to you is to try and exceed your expectations and make the test that appears scary as easy as possible.
Why Choose Gulf Coast Endoscopy Center?
There are many excellent reasons to choose the Gulf Coast Endoscopy over our competitors.
- Accreditation: Our center meets and exceeds the highest standards to maintain our accreditation. It is the only center in our area that is accredited by two national agencies. This is to ensure your safety.
- Equipment: We have Lee County’s most modern up-to-date equipment.
- Convenience: Easy access and ample parking.
- Reputation: The center’s reputation is amongst the finest in Southwest Florida.
- There is less risk of infection when compared to the hospital.
- Patient satisfaction rate is consistently above 97%.
- The doctors here are excellent.
- The staff at the center are welcoming and professional.
- Punctuality: There is less risk of emergencies disrupting the schedule.
- Fees: The center has lower cost for Medicare and private insurers than the outpatient department at the hospital. This means lower copays and less expense for you.
Am I At Risk for Colon Cancer?
The average lifetime risk for colon cancer is 1 in 18. That is one in every eighteen members of your high school class will develop colon cancer.
This risk is doubled to 1 in 9 if you have a family member who has colon cancer, ovarian cancer, or uterine cancer.
Don’t be a statistic, prevention does work – www.StopColonCancer.net
What do I bring to my procedure?
Don’t forget to bring your driver, as much as we like and cherish our patients, we still want to send you home.
The government requires that you have received your Patient Bill of Rights, disclosure of your physician financial interest ownership in the surgery center and advance directives disclosure. A copy of these forms can be downloaded or read here: Patient Forms
- Please bring your insurance card and copays as well as a form of identification [Drivers License]
- Please bring a list of your current medications and dosages.
- Please DO NOT bring jewelry, other unnecessary valuables such as computers.
- Wear comfortable clothes.