FAQ

Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions are included here.  If you have a question that is not covered here, please contact us.


What should I bring with me when I come for a scheduled office appointment?

Apart from Medicare and your insurance information, you should also bring the following:

  • Drivers License or a valid ID
  • Insurance information
  • Referral Letter (if required)
  • Imaging Reports such as CT scan, MRI report, PET scan etc and any other relevant information
  • List of medications (if any)
  • Medical Records from family physician, ER visit or urgent care (if applicable)

Are my medical records kept private and confidential?

Your medical file is handled with the utmost respect for your privacy. Our staff are bound by strict confidentiality requirements as a condition of employment regarding your medical records. Ordinarily we will not release the contents of your medical file without your consent.


Do I need a referral to make an appointment?

Check with your medical insurance or you can contact us and we will let you know. Most patients do NOT require a referral so if you are unsure just ask us.


What are my insurance options?

Our office accepts a variety of insurance plans. Please call our office to verify acceptance of your insurance carrier. If you have no insurance or we are not in network with your insurance, we offer an indigent assistance program. Please call us to learn more.


What to expect

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 also will help relieve any unnecessary anxiety you may be feeling. 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 our doctor. We look forward to your first visit.