Practice Information

HISTORY

Thank you for choosing Jackson Siegelbaum Gastroenterology. Jackson Siegelbaum has been “delivering an exceptional experience through quality and compassionate care” since 1974. Our philosophy is to put the patient first, provide physical and emotional comfort, and strive for the highest care possible. We accomplish this as an independent practice of competent and compassionate professionals committed to the best care coordination with referring physicians, health care systems and third-party payers through effective communication and collaboration and using the most advanced diagnostic and therapeutic treatment options available to our practice.

We provide exceptional care, promote good health, prevent disease and advocate passionately for our patients. You can feel secure in knowing our physicians utilize the most advanced health care technology available to help meet your needs. We are proud to be your digestive specialists in Central PA.  Whatever your digestive trouble, we’ll work together to find the answers that will reassure you and bring you relief. We take pride in providing you with a comfortable office experience. Our qualified staff is friendly and will ensure a pleasant visit. We have offices conveniently located in both Camp Hill and Harrisburg, PA. On behalf of all the employees of Jackson Siegelbaum Gastroenterology, we wish you the best of health. Please be sure to let us know how we can help you. We very much appreciate your feedback and suggestions.

COMMUNITY

As a leader in digestive health and diseases care in our community, Jackson Siegelbaum’s commitment to our patients extends beyond our facilities’ doors.  We have supported the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) as a presenting sponsor for the Harrisburg Take Steps annual walk directing significant funding for critical education, research and awareness programs.  We seek and participate in opportunities to engage our community in other awareness and education events, such as colorectal cancer awareness month during March.  We also maintain educational content on our website in our Patient Information section, including illnesses, nutrition, and medications.  We invite you to review this information and welcome your comments and questions.

ACCREDITATIONS

asgeSince 1941, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) has been dedicated to advancing patient care and digestive health by promoting excellence and innovation in gastrointestinal endoscopy. ASGE, with more than 12,000 members worldwide, promotes the highest standards for endoscopic training and practice, fosters endoscopic research, recognizes distinguished contributions to endoscopy, and is the foremost resource for endoscopic education.  ASGE physicians have highly specialized training in endoscopic procedures of the digestive tract, including upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS). ASGE is the only medical society that requires documentation of specific training in GI endoscopic procedures.

capEstablished in 1946 the College of American Pathologists (CAP) is the leading organization of board-certified pathologists, serves patients, pathologists, and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine worldwide.  CAP accredits the entire spectrum of laboratory test disciplines with the most scientifically rigorous customized checklist requirements.  The CAP’s peer-based inspector model provides a unique balance of regulatory and educational coaching supported by the most respected worldwide pathology organization.  The Laboratory Accreditation Program inspects a variety of laboratory settings including physician office laboratories such as ours, and covers a complete array of disciplines and testing procedures.  Jackson Siegelbaum Gastroenterology received accreditation through May, 2016.

AAAHCAccreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC) is a private, non-profit organization formed in 1979 to assist ambulatory health care organizations such as our West Shore Endoscopy Center (WSEC), in improving the quality of care provided to patients. Accreditation is an external, independent review of our organization against nationally-accepted standards and our own policies, procedures, processes and outcomes. AAAHC accreditation means that we participate in on-going self-evaluation, peer review and education to continuously improve our patient care and services. We also commits to a thorough, on-site survey by AAAHC surveyors, who are themselves health care professionals, at least every three years. WSEC recently received reaccreditation through January, 2018.

YOUR APPOINTMENT

Thank you for scheduling an appointment with Jackson Siegelbaum – we look forward to seeing you! We recommend following a few simple steps to help us care for you in the most comprehensive and prompt manner possible. Office hours are 7:30am to 3:30pm, Monday through Friday.

Prior to your appointment

  • New patients should complete the New Patient form, which can be completed online or downloaded from our Find Out More, Forms/Contact Information page.
  • If required by your insurance plan, obtain a referral from your primary care physician.
  • Obtain copies of test results related to your condition, such as blood work, x-ray/imaging studies, surgical reports, etc.

On the day of your appointment

  • Arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time.
  • Bring your insurance card and photo ID.
  • Bring your completed new patient form.
  • Bring your referral form (if required) and copies of any test results related to your condition.
  • Bring your calendar, in the event you need to schedule a follow-up appointment, test or procedure.
  • Your co-pay or other appointment charges are due at the time of service. Jackson Siegelbaum accepts cash, check and VISA or MasterCard credit/debit cards.

APPOINTMENT CANCELLATIONS

Kindly contact our office a minimum of 48 hours in advance of your scheduled appointment. Cancellations received after this period may be subject to a cancellation charge.

FEES AND INSURANCE

Fees are based on the services provided during your appointment or procedure.  It is important for patients to have a clear understanding of their financial responsibilities and our financial policies. Jackson Siegelbaum participates with most healthcare plans and insurance companies. If you have questions or need clarification regarding fees, payments, insurance coverage or other financial concerns, please contact our office and ask to speak with our billing department.

Please note:  If you have a procedure you may receive up to three (3) separate statements reflecting charges for services provided by our physician and pathology lab, endoscopy facility, and the anesthesiologist.