Things You Need To Know About Your Endoscopy Procedure

Before Your Procedure

  • DO NOT EAT OR DRINK ANYTHING AFTER MIDNIGHT unless your physician instructs you differently.
  • Notify your doctor if you develop any sign of illness such as a cold or infection before the date of your procedure.
  • Consent for your procedure must be signed before any medication can be given.
  • A responsible adult, licensed to operate a motor vehicle, must accompany all Surgical Guests to the facility and be present when the Guest is ready to leave. Plan on staying 1-2 hours after your surgery.
  • We suggest only one or two persons accompany guests to Kissimmee Surgery Center. We allow only two adults per patient and no children under 16 years.

Day of Procedure

  • Upon arrival at Kissimmee Surgery Center, please report to the reception desk located in the lobby.
  • Following your registration you will be escorted to the Guest Care Area where a nurse will assist you in preparing for your procedure.
  • Casual, comfortable clothing should be worn. Appropriate pajamas will be provided.
  • Valuables, jewelry and hairpieces should be left at home. If contacts, dentures or hearing aids are worn, bring a case for safe-keeping.
  • We encourage you to ask questions and let the staff know of your special needs. We want your visit to be as comfortable as possible.
  • It is very important that you arrive promptly at Kissimmee Surgery Center at the time stated.

After Your Procedure

  • We'd like to give you some general rules to supplement the instructions you will receive from your doctor. Your physician will authorize your discharge from Kissimmee Surgery Center.
  • Follow the doctor's instructions regarding diet, rest and medication. It is not unusual to feel dizzy and sleepy after a procedure.
  • Guests are advised not to drive, make important decisions, or sign important papers for at least 24 hours following a procedure.
  • Only two visitors will be allowed in the Recovery area.
  • Sorry, but no one under 16 will be allowed in the Recovery area.
  • Our staff will call to check on your progress.
  • In the event of any difficulty, you should first attempt to reach your doctor.
  • In you are unable to reach your doctor, you may call Kissimmee Surgery Center, Mon-Fri: 6:00am - 5:00pm.
  • The itemized bill from Kissimmee Surgery Center will be an easy-to-understand, all-inclusive bill for our service and facilities. It does not include fees of your physician, consulting physician, anesthesiologists or pathologist.
  • If you have any questions about payment, please do not hesitate to call Kissimmee Surgery Center.