Please allow approximately 2 hours for your colonoscopy or EGD. If you are having both procedures, please allow 2.5 - 3 hours. This includes the preparation time at the endoscopy center, the procedure, and time to allow you to recover from your anesthesia.
Each patient is required to have a responsible adult who remains at the endoscopy center when you present for the procedure. Sedation is given for most procedures. The doctor will speak with you after recovery, but you may not remember everything at that time as the anesthesia may still be wearing off. It is helpful [...]
A cab driver cannot be responsible for you on the trip home and after arriving at home. For your safety, it is our policy that you have a responsible driver to drive you home after your procedure. You must have a responsible adult to assist you as the anesthesia wears off.