New Patients

Patient Forms, Map, and Directions to Gadsden Office

Planning your first visit to Digestive Disease Specialists NE Alabama? On this page, you'll find the information you need to get started, such as a map and directions to our Gadsden office. To save you time, we've also included our new patient forms, which you can print out and complete prior to visiting our office.

New Patient Paperwork

For your convenience, our patient forms are located below. Please download, print, and complete the following forms so we can expedite your first visit. Along with your paperwork, make sure to bring a list of your medications to your appointment.

In order to view or print these forms you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader installed. Click here to download it.

Procedure Information

Information for Dr. Pugliese's Procedures:

Information for Dr. Fernandez's Procedures:

Information for Dr. Tummala's Procedures:

Insurance and Billing

Please contact our office to verify acceptance of your insurance plan. Qualifications for insurance coverage may differ due to the uniqueness of each procedure. We are happy to file insurance for your reimbursement as long as you are free to choose your own gastroenterologist.

Your Appointment...

Please make sure that you alert the staff of any changes in address, phone numbers, insurance or pharmacies when you check in for your appointment. Make sure that you bring your medications, or a list of your medications with you to each appointment.

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. Educate yourself on your symptoms by reviewing the content on this website. Also, take some time to review our staff page and familiarize yourself with the doctors. We look forward to your visit!

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