Patient info: digestive endoscopy exam

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Where and when to arrive for your Colonoscopy or Gastroscopy exam
Please arrive at the location and scheduled time previously communicated to you by the hospital's preadmission or secretary.


The day before your examination:

  • Please follow your hospitals or doctor's office instructions given to you for the preparation or intake of your medications


The day of your exam:

  • On the day of your surgery, bring your valid health insurance card
  • The current list of your medications
  • Do not wear any perfume
  • Do not wear nail polish or artificial nails, jewellery or piercings
  • Wear comfortable clothes
  • The RocklandMD surgical centre is not responsible in the event of loss, theft or damage of personal or valuable objects

Important Notice:

  • Please expect to be at our centre approximately 2 to 3 hours from your arrival up to your departure.
  • It is obligatory to arrange for someone to bring you back home following your exam as it is forbidden to drive for 24 hours following your exam.
  • Note that it is prohibited for you to leave alone by taxi or public transportation
  • Due to Covid-19 restrictions, no visitors will be permitted in the waiting room. When you will be ready to leave, the RocklandMD Surgical Centre will call the person you have designated to pick you up.
  • If you need to cancel your exam on the same day, please contact us at 514-667-3383 extension 250.
  • If you need to reschedule or cancel your exam before the planned date, please contact your hospital or doctor's office.


Additional Information
For any questions regarding your Colonoscopy or Gastroscopy preparation or your medications , please contact your hospital or your doctor's office