Making an Appointment

  • All new patient appointments are made by the referring doctor's office(s).
  • Patients can NOT make their own appointment(s). See Gastric Bypass & Gastric Sleeve, below.
  • Referrals can be made at 919-966-8436 for all GI surgeons.
  • New patients referrals only.
    • New patients - are first-time patients or patients that have not been seen by the surgeon or this service within the previous 3 years.
    • Returning patients - are patients seen within the past 3 years by the surgeon or this service.
  • Returning patients should call the UNC Hospitals GI Surgery and Burn Specialty Clinic at 919-966-2225.

Gastric Bypass and Gastric Sleeve appointments:

  • Call 919-966-8436 for application packet and information.
  • No referrals are needed for Gastric Bypass or Gastric Sleeve.

Prior to clinic appointment/visit, GI Surgery's office must receive the following:

  • Patient's tests, scans, results, etc.
  • Office visits notes.
  • Only relevant to current surgical diagnoses.

Financial Assistance:

  • Financial Counselor, Linda Price, 984-974-0112.

Please bring the following items on your appointment:

  • Your insurance card.
  • Any pertinent medical record and/or X-rays.
  • A list of medications you are currently taking.
  • Your UNC Hospitals card (if you have one).


To cancel or reschedule "New Patient" appointments:
lease call the GI Surgery Office as soon as possible at 919-966-8436.