But what if it's too late? If you're reading this while in the midst of a potentially failed bowel prep don't despair! There are many ways to salvage a bowel prep and still have a safe, high-quality colonoscopy the next day. It all depends on what time you take action; If you wait until 2 hours before the procedure is scheduled than nothing can be done, but if you're already having issues the night before you can totally recover from this and be fine. This is what I usually recommend...
A Long Island native, Dr. Frederick Gandolfo graduated with a BS in biology from Fordham University in Bronx, NY. He attended SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine. He completed internal medicine residency training at New York University. He continued at NYU for gastroenterology fellowship and was awarded fellow of the year. Dr. Gandolfo is board-certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology.
After practicing in a large group for several years, Dr. Gandolfo decided to go solo in 2018 and started his own practice, Precision Digestive Care, located in Huntington, NY.
Dr. Gandolfo lives in Long Island with his wife and two children. Most of his time outside of medicine revolves happily around doing dad stuff, but he is also an amateur photographer, fitness enthusiast, frustrated writer, and empiricist at heart.