Procedural Information


If you are having an Upper Endoscopy or Colonoscopy:

Please arrive for your procedure at the scheduled arrival time. If you are unable to keep your appointment, please call our office as soon as possible to reschedule. We reserve the right to charge for missed appointments or appointments cancelled less than 72 hours in advance.

You will be sedated and will require an adult (18 years or older) to drive you home.Your driver will be required to stay at the facility during your procedure.

The facility at which you are scheduled has the right to delay or cancel your procedure in the event that you do not have an adult with you when you arrive for your appointment.

Do not plan to drive, go to work, sign any legal documents or participate in any activities that require concentration during the remainder of the day.


If your procedure is scheduled at:

Raleigh Medical Group/Wake Endoscopy Center: take the elevator to the second floor

Rex Healthcare: use the Main Entrance and go to Patient Registration

WakeMed Cary: check in at admission/business office

If you have any questions, please call:

Dr. Hutzenbuhler: (919) 787-7226

The links below lead to PDF documents which may be helpful in preparing you for your procedure(s).

Colonoscopy Information

EGD Information