Atlanta, GA Colonoscopy Cost Comparison

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A Colonoscopy in Atlanta costs $1,533 on average when you take the median of the 94 medical providers who perform Colonoscopy procedures in Atlanta, GA. There are 1 different types of Colonoscopy provided in Atlanta, listed below, and the price for each differs based upon your insurance type. As a healthcare consumer you should understand that prices of medical procedures vary and if you shop from the Atlanta providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Compare Colonoscopy Providers in Atlanta, GA

Facility City Type
Perimeter Surgery Center Atlanta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Metro Atlanta Gastroenterology Atlanta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Georgia SurgiCare Norcross Ambulatory Surgical Center
Georgia Surgicare Monroe Ambulatory Surgical Center
Georgia SurgiCare Snellville Ambulatory Surgical Center
Georgia SurgiCare Lawrenceville Ambulatory Surgical Center
Rockdale Medical Center Conyers Acute Care Hospital
Cobb Endoscopy Center Smyrna GI Diagnostic Center
Rock Bridge Surgical Institute Roswell Ambulatory Surgical Center
Emory Crawford Long Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Dekalb Endoscopy Center Decatur GI Diagnostic Center
Southern Crescent Endoscopy Suite Stockbridge GI Diagnostic Center
Northlake Surgical Center Tucker Ambulatory Surgical Center
Dekalb Medical Center Decatur Acute Care Hospital
Georgia Surgical Center On Peachtree Atlanta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Higgins General Hospital Bremen Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
Southern Regional Medical Center Riverdale Acute Care Hospital
Roderique Surgi-center Atlanta Ambulatory Surgical Center
West Metro Endoscopy Center Douglasville GI Diagnostic Center
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite Atlanta Childrens Hospital
Buckhead Ambulatory Surgery Center Atlanta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Atlanta Medical Center Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Eps Surgical Center Decatur Ambulatory Surgical Center
Barrow Regional Medical Center Winder Acute Care Hospital
Locust Grove Endo Center Locust Grove GI Diagnostic Center
Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Jasper Acute Care Hospital
Forsyth Surgical Center Cumming Ambulatory Surgical Center
North Crescent Surgery Center Alpharetta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Georgia SurgiCare Loganville Ambulatory Surgical Center
Northside Hospital - Forsyth Cumming Acute Care Hospital
Wellstar Cobb Hospital Austell Acute Care Hospital
Dennis Surgial Center Atlanta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Wellstar Douglas Hospital Douglasville Acute Care Hospital
Summit Endoscopy Center Fayetteville GI Diagnostic Center
Advanced Surgery Center of Georgia Canton Ambulatory Surgical Center
Wellbrook Endoscopy Center East Covington GI Diagnostic Center
Emory Clinic Ambulatory Surgery Center Atlanta Ambulatory Surgical Center
North Atlanta Endoscopy Center Atlanta GI Diagnostic Center
Hudes Endoscopy Center Suwanee GI Diagnostic Center
South Fulton Medical Center East Point Acute Care Hospital
Grady Memorial Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Lawrenceville Surgery Center Lawrenceville Ambulatory Surgical Center
Northside Dunwoody Outpatient Surgery Center Dunwoody Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Newton Rockdale Ambulatory Surgery Center Covington Ambulatory Surgical Center
Northeast Endoscopy Center Lawrenceville GI Diagnostic Center
The Physicians' North Atlanta Surgery Center Atlanta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston Atlanta Childrens Hospital
Atlanta Outpatient Surgery Center Sandy Springs Ambulatory Surgical Center
Warm Springs Medical Center Warm Springs Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
West Georgia Endoscopy Center Carrollton GI Diagnostic Center
Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta Surgery Center at Meridian Mark Plaza Atlanta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Marietta Surgical Center Marietta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Wellstar Kennestone Hospital Marietta Acute Care Hospital
Emory-adventist Hospital Smyrna Acute Care Hospital
Piedmont Fayette Hospital Fayetteville Acute Care Hospital
Piedmont Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
CPM Sugery Center Austell Ambulatory Surgical Center
Perlow Facility Marietta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Wellbrook Endoscopy Center Conyers GI Diagnostic Center
North Georgia Endoscopy Center Canton GI Diagnostic Center
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of Gwinnett Lawrenceville GI Diagnostic Center
Surgery Center at Mt Zion Morrow Ambulatory Surgical Center
Roswell Surgery Center Roswell Ambulatory Surgical Center
Westside Endoscopy Center Austell GI Diagnostic Center
North Fulton Regional Hospital Roswell Acute Care Hospital
Piedmont Newnan Hospital Newnan Acute Care Hospital
Northern Crescent Endoscopy Suite Atlanta GI Diagnostic Center
East West Surgery Center Austell Ambulatory Surgical Center
Gdc Endoscopy Center Mcdonough GI Diagnostic Center
Specialty Surgery Center Atlanta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Wellstar Paulding Hospital Dallas Acute Care Hospital
Henry Medical Center Stockbridge Acute Care Hospital
Woodstock Endoscopy Center Woodstock GI Diagnostic Center
Tanner Medical Center Villa Rica Villa Rica Acute Care Hospital
Resurgens Surgical Center Atlanta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Tanner Medical Center Carrollton Carrollton Acute Care Hospital
Sylvan Grove Hospital Jackson Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
Cartersville Medical Center Cartersville Acute Care Hospital
Walton Regional Medical Center Monroe Acute Care Hospital
Gwinnett Medical Center Lawrenceville Acute Care Hospital
Emory Eastside Medical Center Snellville Acute Care Hospital
Gwinnett Center for Outpatient Surgery Snellville Ambulatory Surgical Center
Milton Hall Surgery Center Alpharetta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Jasper Memorial Hospital Monticello Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
Northside Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Dekalb Medical Center - Hillandale Campus Lithonia Acute Care Hospital
Spalding Regional Medical Center Griffin Acute Care Hospital
Atlanta Endoscopy Center Decatur GI Diagnostic Center
GI Eendoscopy Center Riverdale GI Diagnostic Center
Atlanta South Endoscopy Center Riverdale GI Diagnostic Center
Clayton Outpatient Surgical Center Jonesboro Ambulatory Surgical Center
Laurus Surgical Conyers Ambulatory Surgical Center
Northwoods Surgery Center Cumming Ambulatory Surgical Center

Colonoscopy Introduction

A colonoscopy is a procedure which allows a doctor to view inside the large intestine (colon) using a tool called a colonoscope. A key advantage of the procedure is that, when needed, other instruments can be passed through the colonoscope. These may be used, for example, to painlessly remove a suspicious-looking growth or to biopsy, that is, take a small piece of tissue for further analysis. Although colonoscopy is the best test available to detect and treat abnormalities within the colon, other alternative procedures are abdominal x-ray, computed tomography (CT scan), abdominal ultrasound, barium enema, sigmoidoscopy and, more recently, an alternative is a Virtual colonoscopy. These exams, however, do not allow direct viewing of the colon, removal of polyps, or the completion of biopsies, so, if an abnormality is found during one of these procedures, a colonoscopy may still be required to biopsy or remove the abnormality.

Patient Preparation For A Colonoscopy

You will be given instructions in advance that will outline what you should and should not do in preparation for colonoscopy. Central to these instructions is the need to cleanse the intestinal tract, modify diet and manage medications; be sure to read and follow those instructions. It is particularly important to inform the physician of all medications or vitamins taken regularly or if you are pregnant (or think you might be pregnant) or if you have heart, lung or other medical conditions that may need special attention, and, finally, if you have a history of bleeding disorders or if you are taking any anticoagulant (blood-thinning) medications, aspirin, or other medications that affect blood clotting. Arrangements should be made for transportation after the surgery is complete.

What to expect during and after a Colonoscopy

The procedure takes about 30 minutes to perform and is seldom remembered by the sedated patient. The sedative and pain medication usually cause most patients to dose off during the procedure. An intravenous line is inserted into the arm to administer a sedative and a painkiller. Also, your heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate, and oxygen level will be monitored during the procedure. Once you are fully relaxed, you will be asked to lie on your left side with your knees bent towards your chest. Your doctor will first do a rectal exam with a gloved, lubricated finger; then the lubricated colonoscope will be gently inserted into the anus and gently advanced into the rectum and colon. As the scope is slowly and carefully passed, you may feel as if you need to move your bowels, and because air is introduced to help advance the scope, you may feel some cramping or fullness. Generally, however, there is little or no discomfort. The physician will examine the colon. If a polyp is seen, it may be removed, biopsied, or left alone until a subsequent operation is performed.

After the procedure is competed you will be taken to the recovery area and monitored until the medication has worn off. After recovery, the physician will explain the results to you, provide instructions on care and diet and then your driver will be allowed to take you home. It is normal to experience mild cramping or abdominal pressure following the exam. This usually subsides in an hour or so, after the air has been expelled. Notify your physician to report any of the following: fever and/or chills, frequent bloody stools, abdominal pain and/or bloating, inability to pass gas.


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