What is the ColonoscopyAssist Program About?

  • The ColonoscopyAssist program provides colonoscopy screenings and colon cancer support for the underinsured community.
  • The program offers 4 tests at a heavily discounted rate :
    1. Colonoscopy
    2. Upper Endoscopy
    3. Cologuard (DNA Test)
    4. FIT Tests (Stool Test)
  • Interest Free Payment Plan Options are available for patients unable to afford a test.
  • Screenings are provided completely free of charge in certain regions where funding is available.
  • Support and help is provided for patients diagnosed with colon cancer.

Buffalo, NY Colonoscopy

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ColonoscopyAssist is pleased to offer colonoscopy and upper endoscopy procedures in Buffalo, NY as part of its nationwide program. The procedures are available at an all inclusive discounted rate of :

  » $1075 for Colonoscopy
  » $975 for Upper Endoscopy or EGD.

Cologuard and FIT tests are also available for $599 and $25.

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a colonoscopy cost in Buffalo, NY?

Colonoscopy procedures in Buffalo, NY are $1075 when scheduled through the ColonoscopyAssist program.

The $1075 flat rate is a true all-inclusive rate. It includes all costs related to the procedure and there are no hidden charges. The price includes:

1) Physician fees
2) Facility or Hospital fees
3) Sedation or Anesthesia costs
4) Removal of polyps and taking of biopsies
5) Pathology Cost (Lab fees)
6) Reference Pathology cost

Note: Our fee includes the removal and pathology lab fees for an unlimited number of polyps and biopsies.
This is important as pathology lab fees are usually not included in colonoscopy quotes. Pathology fees in some cases can exceed the cost of the procedure.

You can find additional details about costs on our Nationwide Colonoscopy Program page.


How much does an Upper Endoscopy or EGD cost in Buffalo, NY?

Upper Endoscopy procedures in Buffalo, NY are $1175 when scheduled through the ColonoscopyAssist program by itself. If scheduled along with a colonoscopy, the cost of the procedure is $820.

The flat rate is a true all-inclusive rate. It includes all costs related to the procedure. There are no hidden charges or fine print and there is virtually no situation where you could see an additional charge. The price includes:

1) Physician fees
2) Facility / Hospital fees 
3) Sedation / Anesthesia costs
4) Removal of polyps
5) Pathology cost (Lab fees)

Our fee includes the removal of polyps and pathology lab fees for an unlimited number of polyps, biopsies or specimens.
An EGD procedure almost always has multiple biopsies taken.


Which healthcare facility will my colonoscopy be performed at?

To determine the facility closest to your zip code, you can use our online Facility Locator. You may also call our colonoscopy appointments line at (855) 542 6566 to have a representative find the closest facility to you.

All physicians that participate in the program are board certified. The minimum criteria for a physician and facility can be found on our Quality page.


How do I schedule a colonoscopy appointment through the program?

Scheduling a colonoscopy through the program is quick and simple and you can complete all the paperwork on our website in a matter of minutes.
Just submit a scheduling request by visiting the Request An Appointment tab and follow the instructions.
You will be given the option to select the facility closest to your zipcode and can proceed to complete your scheduling forms and medical history.
Once submitted, it takes ColonoscopyAssist 3 business days to confirm your appointment date for non-urgent requests.

Is there a wait to schedule an appointment at the Buffalo locations?

There is no wait to schedule a colonoscopy in Buffalo, NY. On average appointments are usually scheduled about 2 weeks out for non-urgent requests.


Is an office visit required before the colonoscopy?

No an office visit before a colonoscopy is not required by default however may be required if determined medically necessary. You will be asked to complete a medical history questionnaire that will be reviewed by a physician at the time of scheduling. Consultations if requested are approx. $125.


What qualifications do the physicians and facilities in Buffalo have?

To view the qualifications of each physician and facility, please visit our Facility Locator tool prior to requesting an appointment. For each facility, you will find a 'Physician Info' link, which will give you credentials for each physician at the location.
Additionally, the minimum criteria for physicians and facilities can be found on our Quality page.

Our single biggest priority is quality of care. You can rest assured that any physician you see through our program meets our minimum criteria has been through a strict credentialing process. We also provide the names and credentials of each physician via our facility locator so that you can make an informed decision when selecting a gastroenterologist.


Do you offer colonoscopies in other cities in New York?

Yes. We schedule colonoscopies in a number of additional cities in New York. Please visit our facility locations page.
Our foremost goal is to encourage individuals to get colonoscopies. If needed, we do sometimes arrange the procedure in other cities however this decision is made on a case by case basis.
Just submit a request as usual, and leave a note in the comments section.