Please arrive promptly at the time instructed, usually 60-90 minutes prior to your procedure time. This will allow adequate time for all necessary admission procedures.
Please bring your insurance identification cards and photo ID. If special financial arrangements are necessary, please call the Gastrointestinal Center of Hialeah prior to the day of procedure.
Wear loose fitting comfortable clothing. Leave all valuables, at home.
Items to bring with you include but are not limited to: a list of your current medications, prior obtained prescription for pain medication, containers for eye wear, medical equipment you may use or have received prior to your procedure, any important records such as living will or patient advocate forms and any comfort devices such as a pillow for the ride home.
Upon arrival, you will change into a gown. We will confirm that you have removed contact lenses, dentures, jewelry and any prosthesis.
Your care throughout your stay will be closely monitored by our staff for your safety and comfort.
When you are fully awake, members of your family will be able to join you.
Each individual is different, however, you may expect to be in the recovery area for as little as 30 minutes.