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Appalachian Gastroenterology, a practice of Appalachian Regional Medical Associates

Our Providers

Our experienced providers are on YOUR team

Patients & Caregivers

What to expect when you or a loved one receives care


870 State Farm Road, Suite 102
Boone, NC 28607
Mon–Thu, 8:00am–5:00pm
Friday, 8:00am–12:00pm

Contact Us

Phone: (828) 264-0029
Phone hrs: 9am-12pm, 1-5pm
Fax: (828) 265-3305

Dial 1-800-572-2134 for the provider after/before office hours

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Patient Portal

AppGastro uses a unique patient portal apart from FollowMyHealth

Appalachian Gastroenterology in Boone,NC

At Appalachian Gastroenterology, we believe that each patient and provider become a team for treating an individual’s digestive problems. Our gastroenterology providers spend most of their time listening in order to understand your concerns and responding with the best treatment options for you. With the help of our professional staff, they also follow up to make sure that problems are resolved and your health improves.

AppGastro has achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Accreditation distinguishes our practice from many other outpatient facilities by providing the highest quality of care to its patients as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation.

NOTE: Service animals are permitted in our waiting room and clinic, but not in the endoscopy suite. If your service animal accompanies you to your endoscopy appointment, someone must come with you to sit with them in the waiting room.

Have You Had Your Screening Colonoscopy Yet?

We encourage everyone to get screened if they are age 50 and over. According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer, also referred to as colon cancer, is the third most common cancer diagnosed in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in this country.

Diagnosis & Treatment

  • Reflux/Heartburn
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Colon Polyps
  • Diverticulitis/Diverticulosis
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Barrett’s Esophagus


AppGastro Procedures
  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Polyp Removal
  • Upper Endoscopy
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy
  • Hemorrhoid Banding

Patient Information

Harmony Surgery
Your First Visit

Your first visit is only a consultation, so there is no preparation required. Any tests or procedures you need will be scheduled for another day.

Please remember to bring with you:

  • your current, valid insurance card(s),
  • a government-issued photo identification (driver’s license or passport, etc.)
  • your current medications (an accurate list or the bottles),
  • your Primary Care provider’s name, address and telephone number.

Being well-prepared for your appointment will ensure that the doctor has all of the needed information to provide the best possible care for you. It will also help alleviate any unnecessary anxiety you may be feeling prior to your first appointment. If you have had any recent lab work, imaging or procedures done that relate to your current condition, please make sure that we get a copy of them. We look forward to your first visit.

Insurance and Billing

Please contact your insurance carrier to find out if we are a part of their network. Qualifications for insurance coverage may differ due to the uniqueness of each office visit or procedure. As a courtesy, we are happy to file your insurance claim. If you do not have insurance coverage or if we are not part of your insurance carrier’s network, you will be asked to pay for your visit at time of check in.

If you have questions concerning your insurance benefits for a Colonoscopy, feel free to print and follow this guide when you contact your insurance representative.

Colonoscopy Prep

If you have had a colonoscopy in the past, you probably dread the idea of drinking that awful gallon of prep. The good news is that big improvements have been made in colonoscopy preparations in the last few years. It is still not fun, but it is much less to drink and significantly less unpleasant than it used to be.

The Colon prep that we most commonly prescribe is called Su-Prep.

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AAAHC Acreditation


If you would like to speak to someone about our services, please let us know!

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