Welcome to GI North where we are dedicated to providing every patient with excellent care.

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Suite 290 Cumming, GA 30040

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+(404) 446-0600



Suite 290 Cumming, GA 30040

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One team bringing excellence in patient care

To achieve our mission, we will be guided by these values: Understanding, Compassion, Caring, Commitment, Quality and Respect.

Gastroenterologists Dr. Simon R. Cofrancesco, M.D. and Dr. Sergio Quijano, M.D., are dedicated to providing every patient with excellent care. Our clinic specializes in treating diseases of the digestive system, and all doctors and staff are focused on delivering a comfortable visit. We pride ourselves on responsiveness and attempt to provide timely appointments, especially when urgency exists.

Affiliated with Northside Hospital-Forsyth, GI North utilizes the latest in diagnostic technology for colonoscopies, upper endoscopies, and other colon cancer screening procedures. Located in Cumming, Georgia, we serve the greater Atlanta Metro area communities, including Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Suwannee, Duluth, Milton, Dawsonville, and Dahlonega.

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GI North is located in Cumming, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta. If you have questions regarding directions, procedures, or scheduling, please give us a call at 1.404.446.0600.

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Each member of our team is happy to facilitate your experience by assisting you with any and all questions and concerns. We look forward to serving you soon.

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Do you suffer from heartburn, difficulty swallowing, upper or lower abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, vomiting, constipation, or diarrhea? If so, schedule an appointment with our professional and caring staff of medical professionals.

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Why Choose GI North?

If you prefer a doctor who is Spanish speaking, you now can request Dr. Sergio Quijano. Originally from Lima, Peru, he is fluent in Spanish and looks forward to helping Spanish speaking individuals to communicate their needs. Gi-North strives to offer the best care for each individual and knows it can be helpful when both patient and doctor are able to communicate clearly about health issues.

  • Offering the best clinic services in Georgia
  • Featuring top-rated doctors in the country
  • Number one treatments for upper endoscopies
  • Quality care for every patient, every time

Thank you, Dr. Cofrancesco!

I had my follow up yesterday with Dr. Cofranceso, and I wanted you to know how much I appreciated the thoroughness of every step in the process of my appointments and interaction with the staff. I have been very impressed with Dr. Confrancesco's bedside manner and explanations of the findings on each of my procedures. I am grateful to him and the lovely staff at GI North.

- B.L.A

Thank you, Dr. Cofrancesco!

I want to thank you again for providing such a wonderful and painless service. In my book, you’re the best! Thank you so much.

- D.B.

To Dr. Cofrancesco:

I wanted to thank you and your associates for such a wonderful experience. It was comfortable and reassuring. I appreciate the care!

- R.W.

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Learn more about our INSURANCE options we accept, our CANCELLATION policy, and PRESCRIPTIONS.


We accept most major insurance plans, including Aetna, all Medicare Supplement Plans PPO’s and HMO’s, BCBS PPO/POS, and Care Improvement. All are listed on our website. Please contact us if you have any questions. A referral from your primary care physician may be necessary depending on your insurance plan.

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We ask that you give us 24 hours notification for an appointment cancellation and 72 hours notification for a procedure cancellation.

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New prescriptions are handled at the time of your office or procedure visit. For prescription refills, please contact your pharmacy and ask them to fax us a refill request, which will be handled within 48 hours.
Our doctors are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you have a medical emergency or an urgent question, our physicians can be reached via answering service by calling our main number 1.404.446.0600. For routine scheduling, billing, and pharmacy questions, please call during regular business hours.
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Clinic and Endoscopy Center Hours

GI North is located in Cumming, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta. Questions regarding directions? Call 1.404.446.0600.

Monday: Clinic: 8am - 5pm, Endo: 7am - 4pm
Tuesday: Clinic: 8am - 5pm, Endo: 7am - 4pm
Wednesday: Clinic: 8am - 5pm, Endo: 7am - 4pm
Thursday: Clinic: 8am - 5pm, Endo: 7am - 4pm
Friday: Clinic: 8am - 5pm, Endo: 7am - 4pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed