Atlanta, GA Endoscopy Cost Comparison

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An Endoscopy in Atlanta costs $1,617 on average when you take the median of the 95 medical providers who perform Endoscopy procedures in Atlanta, GA. There are 1 different types of Endoscopy 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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Upper GI Endoscopy Cost Average $975 - $3,200 Free Quote

Compare Endoscopy Providers in Atlanta, GA

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

Endoscopy Cost and Procedure Introduction

A key advantage of the procedure is that, when needed, tiny instruments can be passed through an opening in the endoscope to obtain tissue samples, remove polyps, coagulate (stop) bleeding sites, dilate or stretch a narrowed area, or perform other treatments. Although an upper endoscopy is considered the best test available to detect and treat abnormalities, alternative procedures include barium x-ray and ultrasound (sonogram). These exams, however, do not allow direct viewing of the GI tract, removal of polyps, or the completion of biopsies, so, if an abnormality is found during one of these procedures, an endoscopy may still be required to biopsy or remove the abnormality.

Endoscopy Patient Preparation

Prior to your Endoscopy, you will be given instructions in advance that will outline what you should and should not do in preparation for the endoscopy; 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. You will be asked to fast for eight hours before the procedure, generally after midnight. You may be given additional instructions about a special diet for one to two days prior to the procedure. Arrangements should be made for transportation after the surgery is complete.

What to expect during and after an Endoscopy Procedure

An Endoscopy procedure should takes about 30 minutes. An intravenous line is inserted into the arm to administer a sedative. Also, your heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate, and oxygen level will be monitored during the procedure. Numbing medication will be sprayed into the back of your throat to prevent gagging. The spray may have a bitter taste to it. Holding your breath while your throat is sprayed may decrease the taste. A mouth guard will be placed in your mouth to protect your teeth. Once you are fully relaxed and your throat is numb, you will be asked to lie on your left side on the table with your head bent forward. You will be asked to swallow the endoscope and then the endoscope is gently inserted into the upper esophagus. You can breathe easily throughout the exam. During the procedure, air is pumped in through the instrument to expand the structure that is being studied and allow better viewing. Biopsies and other procedures will be performed as needed. Saliva will be suctioned from your mouth since you will not be able to swallow during the procedure.

After the procedure is completed, 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. Occasionally a patient is left with a mild sore throat or a feeling of distention from the insufflated air that was used during the procedure. Both problems are mild and fleeting. Notify your physician to report any of the following: fever and/or chills; redness, swelling, bleeding or other drainage from the IV.

What Conditions or Symptoms Might An Endoscopy Treat?

It’s hard to nail down an exact symptom or group of symptoms but there are some common ones that might lead to an Endoscopy being the necessary treatment (or simply used to help diagnose an issue). If one is having some challenges with swallowing, issues with the digestive tract, general stomach pains that can’t be diagnosed, or ongoing chronic diarrhea and constipation.

Awareness Items About Endoscopy

A lot of patients that might be preparing for an Endoscopy are concerned about the prep and procedure itself. You should also be aware of potential things that can occur afterwards:

  • General Infection: Just like most procedures and surgeries, there is always a general risk for infection. Trying to keep things in a relatively clean environment are desirable.
  • Perforation Associated with Endoscopy: If you are having symptoms associated with increased heart rates, vomiting (potentially with blood), or an ongoing fever you should seek to see if you have an issue with perforation (esophageal tear).

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