Celebrate Men’s Health Month by Scheduling a Colonoscopy
Men should prioritize colon cancer screening like they do other preventive screenings such as a prostate exam.
Our patient experience scores exceed national averagesLearn More
By May 31, 2022, most health insurance plans will fully cover this procedure to evaluate a positive stool-based test for colon cancer. Check with your insurance about your coverage.Learn More
Our gastroenterologists and staff at Gulf Coast Endoscopy Center are dedicated to providing quality, affordable care to the community in our quest to lower colon cancer rates and treat an array of digestive diseases, including Crohn’s Disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
We believe in compassionate medicine, where patients feel reassured and unrushed. We hold ourselves to the highest of standards, as our center is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).
Our board-certified GI doctors specialize in a myriad of GI procedures, including colonoscopy and upper endoscopy.
The physicians at Gulf Coast Endoscopy Center not only meet but exceed U.S. benchmarks for quality in colonoscopy. Our adenoma detection rate (ADR), the rate at which our GI doctors identify adenomatous colon polyps, far surpasses the national benchmark of 25 percent. See our scores.
Our patients value the compassionate care they receive from our GI doctors and say they are likely to recommend our center for GI procedures.
If you are due for a colonoscopy or in need of a GI procedure, don’t put it off any longer. Give us a call today!
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Gulf Coast Endoscopy Center is committed to ensuring that your experience with us is relaxed and worry-free, from consultation through recovery. To assist us, we ask that you read and comply with all guidelines.
We’re pleased to partner with StopColonCancerNow.com to help boost colon cancer screenings and prevention for residents in the Ft. Myers area.
At Gulf Coast Endoscopy Center, your time is as valuable to us as it is to you. That’s why we provide online access to a variety of forms that patients may complete before their visit. The following documents will help us expedite the check-in process for your appointment. Please take a moment to download and print the appropriate form(s).Learn More
Gulf Coast Endoscopy Center accepts most major insurance. We will bill your insurance carrier for you; however, we cannot tell you what your policy will cover. Because your insurance policy and coverage are between you and your carrier, we urge you to contact them prior to your procedure. You will be responsible for any co-pays and deductibles.Learn More
Men should prioritize colon cancer screening like they do other preventive screenings such as a prostate exam.Read More
A colon cancer screening should be part of a woman’s health screening checklist, like annual mammograms, pap smears and skin checks.Read More
IBS can have many symptoms similar to colon cancer, so it is imperative to know the symptoms of common GI conditions and visit a gastroenterologist in a timely manner to evaluate persistent digestive complaints.Read More
Recently had to have a colonoscopy. Not fun or pleasant but necessary. Dr. Kessel and her staff helped to make the experience as pleasant as possible with professionalism and a touch of good humor. Their team work was evident, and I was treated with caring compassion every step of the way.