The La Jolla Gastroenterology Medical Group, Inc. is a single specialty gastroenterology and hepatology (liver disease) practice serving the San Diego area. La Jolla Gastroenterology is comprised of three experienced physicians certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine, as well as a freestanding endoscopy center, La Jolla Endoscopy Center.
La Jolla Gastroenterology Medical Group, Inc. 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.
At La Jolla Gastroenterology Medical Group, Inc., your time is as valuable to us as it is to you. Upon scheduling your surgery, a member of our staff will provide you with the required forms to fill out. We encourage you to take time to complete these before arriving on day of surgery, so that we may care for you promptly. If you happen to misplace any of the provided forms, duplicates are available for download and print.
La Jolla Gastroenterology Medical Group, Inc. accepts most major insurances. As a courtesy to you, we will bill your insurance carrier for you; however, we cannot tell you what your policy will cover. Since your insurance policy and coverage is between you and your carrier, we urge you to contact them prior to your procedure. You will be responsible for any co-pays and/or deductibles. We accept cash, check or credit card.
With our online bill pay option, you can securely make a payment for your service online with no hassles.
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