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New Patient Information

Providence Pediatric Gastroenterology is conveniently located in the east tower of the Sacred Heart Doctors Building, just south of the main medical center. Our office is on the main floor. We’re open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call (509) 474-5437

Preparing for Your Visit

Please arrive 15 minutes before your appointment for check in and paperwork.

What to Bring

  • Photo ID and insurance card
  • Co-payment (if required by your insurance plan)
  • Referral from your child’s primary care provider (if required by your insurance company)
  • Full list of medications with dosages (including over-the-counter supplements)
  • Detailed history of symptoms and treatments
  • List of questions

If Your Child is Having a Procedure

On the day of your child’s procedure, please follow these simple guidelines:

Do:

  • Arrive at the admitting desk on Level L-1 at the designated time
  • Bring a list of your child’s medications (including dosages)
  • Have your child wear loose clothing
  • Bring your child’s special doll, stuffed animal or blanket

Don’t:

  • Allow your child to eat or drink anything before the procedure unless approved by your doctor
  • Allow your child to wear makeup or jewelry
Pre-procedure Preparation

Our goal is for you and your child to be as comfortable as possible before a procedure. To help, a child life specialist will provide age-appropriate teaching and relaxation techniques.