General Preparation for all procedures

Someone must drive you home from the facility the day of your procedure!!!

We do not have procedure times until the day prior to your scheduled test

Important Information: please review at least one (1) week prior to your schedule test.

If your procedure is at OCEAN MEDICAL CENTER, our office will call you the day prior to the exam with your procedure time. If you are scheduled for a Monday, we will call you on the Friday before. If you do not hear from us the day prior to the exam  by 3:00pm, please call 732-458-8300 ext 220 and she will give you your procedure time. Ocean Medical Center is located at 425 Jack Martin Blvd, Brick, NJ 08724, 732-840-2200 x 220.

When reporting to Ocean Medical Center, please use the free parking garage for patients and visitors. You have the option of valet parking that is available at the main entrance to the hospital from 7AM to 5PM, Monday through Friday. You must report to the Same Day Surgery Unit that is located by parking lot C. Go through the double glass doors and give the receptionist your name. You will then receive further instructions.

If your procedure is at SHORE OUTPATIENT SURGERY CENTER, that facility will call you the day before to inform you of your procedure time. If you have not been notified by 1:00PM, please call the facility at 732-942-9825. The address is 360 Route 70, Lakewood, NJ 08701. The surgicenter is located in the same parking lot as STS tire. It is situated across the street from Charlie Brown’s Restaurant.

If your procedure is at SEASHORE SURGICAL INSTITUTE, that facility will call you the day before to inform you of your procedure time. If you have not heard from them, please call 732-836-9800. They are located at 495 Jack Martin Blvd, Brick, NJ 08724.

If your procedure is at JERSEY SHORE AMBULATORY CARE CENTER, that facility will call you the day before to inform you of your procedure time. If you have not heard from them, please call 732-776-4600. This center is located at 1945 Route 33, Neptune, NJ 07754.

When you report to the JSACC, proceed to the second floor and give the receptionist your name. You will then be directed to the proper location.

If your procedure is at ADVANCED ENDOSCOPY AND SURGICAL CENTER, that facility will call you the day before to inform you of your procedure time. If you have not heard from them, please call 732-935-0031. If your procedure is on a Monday, they will call you on Friday. They are located at 142 Route 35, Suite 101, Eatontown, NJ 07724.

If you have any questions about your procedure, please call 732-458-8300 ext 220.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: PLEASE REVIEW AT LEAST ONE (1) WEEK PRIOR TO YOUR SCHEDULED PROCEDURE

FAILURE TO DO THE FOLLOWING COULD RESULT IN CANCELLATION AND/OR RESCHEDULING OF YOUR PROCEDURE.

Please stop taking aspirin, iron containing vitamins, arthritis medications, vitamin E and Ginko Biloba seven (7) days prior to your scheduled colonoscopy. If you have not done this, please alert our office. Tylenol may be taken if needed.

Please stop taking Plavix and Persantine seven days prior to the procedure. Coumadin should be stopped either three or five days prior to the procedure. This will be specified by your cardiologist. If you have failed to stop these medications, please notify our office.

DO NOT STOP TAKING YOUR HEART OR BLOOD PRESSURE MEDICATIONS PRIOR TO YOUR PROCEDURE, YOU ARE INSTRUCTED TO TAKE THEM THE MORNING OF YOUR PROCEDURE WITH A SIP OF WATER.

Please remember that someone MUST drive you home after your procedure.

If your procedure is scheduled after 12:30pm, you may have a clear liquid diet prior to 8am the day of the procedure.

PLEASE BE AWARE... DO NOT WEAR ANY JEWELRY TO YOUR PROCEDURE (RINGS, BRACELETS, LARGE EARRINGS AND NECKLACES). THE FACILITY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE IF THESE ITEMS ARE MISPLACED OR LOST. THANK YOU.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our office at 732-458-8300 ext 220.