Hello and thank you for your question,
It sounds that this new young doctor was either a resident or a medical student. He is probably not your GI's partner. I am sure that your experienced lady doctor will be the one who is actually doing the colonoscopy. If you are scheduled to do it with her then she is going to be the one who does it.
What you can do is give her office a call to double check on that. To be on the safe side, it is also your full right as a patient to request that only your GI doctor does the colonoscopy and no one else.
I don't see any problems with her office denying it.
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Ok, then it sounds that he is either a resident or a doctor who is doing gastroenterology fellowship (basically a doctor who is training to become GI doctor).
It is your right as a patient to request that the attending doctor does the procedure.
When I have students who are working with me, sometimes patients request not to be seen by students and we must comply.
So I think you can call the office and request your doctor to be doing the colonoscopy.
Let me know if you have any other questions. I will be happy to assist you further.
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