Baptist Medical Group - Gastroenterology
New Patient Paperwork
DEPARTMENT OF BAPTIST HOSPITAL
Deeply rooted in our Mission to help people throughout life’s journey, to make us – our community – better, Baptist Health Care and Baptist Medical Group offers groundbreaking services including access to exceptional gastrointestinal care. As Baptist Health Care continues, to transform to better serve our community now and for generations to come.
At Baptist Medical Group – Gastroenterology, our expert team provides attentive and professional care. Our staff is courteous, dedicated and always working to put you, our patient, first.
When it comes to referrals, patient referral contact is initiated the same day it's received to ensure all patients receive the care they need in a timely fashion.
We offer a full scope digestive health services including diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the esophagus, bowels liver, pancreas, and stomach. Specific services include treatment for:
• Persistent nausea and vomiting
• Difficulty swallowing
• Bleeding from the bowel
• Abdominal pain
• Persistent diarrhea
• Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
• Crohn’s disease
As well as procedures that include:
• Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)
While at our office, you’ll meet with several of our caring Baptist Medical Group staff members. Our front office staff will help you get settled and complete your paperwork. They’ll also see that our clinical staff knows of your arrival and can start your care.
We’re so happy to have the opportunity to provide you with the compassionate, personal healthcare experience you deserve. To ensure you have a pleasant first office visit, we ask that you please download and complete your new patient paperwork prior to your appointment. Bring the completed paperwork along with the items provided in the “What to Bring” section below. Please also be sure to review the full “Appointment Information” section. As always, you can contact our office with any questions.
Please give 24-hour notice if you are unable to keep an appointment. If you are a new patient, arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled time. Bring insurance cards as well as a current list of medications.
It’s our policy that co-payments, co-insurance, deductibles, and any outstanding balances are due at the time of service. This means that you will be expected to pay those items (as defined by your insurance policy) while at our office for your scheduled appointment. For your convenience, we accept payments by cash, check, or credit card.
It’s important to note that you are financially responsible for the care you receive, even if your insurance does not pay. If you have questions, we encourage you to contact our office and our staff will do everything we can to serve you.
Referring To Our Practice
Order Facilitator is preferred for referrals, however, we gladly accept fax and phone referrals with demographics, insurance/authorization information, reports, and physician dictations. Physicians or office staff may call 850.626.9626 or fax the information to 850.626.9606.