Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What do I need to bring with me for a scheduled office appointment?
Medicare and your insurance information
A referral from your General Practitioner or family doctor
All pertinent x-ray reports and test results from your primary care or referring physician
A list of all medications that you are currently taking
A list of any known drug allergies & the symptoms you may have from taking these medicines
If you have had surgery elsewhere, please bring a copy of your operation report
Are my medical records kept private and confidential?
Your medical file is handled with the utmost respect for your privacy. Our staff is 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. How do I reschedule my appointment?
If you need to reschedule your appointment for any reason, please call our office at (386) 456-0300 (Orange City FL) or (407) 268-3660 (Lake Mary FL). We appreciate a call at least one week prior to your new patient visit if your plans change for any reason.
How can my family doctor help me to obtain specialist medical care?
Before seeing any medical specialist, it is always preferable to talk to your own family doctor, who can discuss your condition with you and advise on whether any specialist care is appropriate. If it is, he or she can help you to choose the specialist best suited to your needs. Your family doctor can help the specialist to care for you better by providing relevant information about your health. Communicating with the specialist will also enable your family doctor to care for you better during and after your specialist treatment.
What should I expect during first visit?
During your initial visit, the doctor will explain the specific test or procedure you want, help you visualize the results and go over the risks. He may do a physical examination and ask you a bunch of questions. Once you go and have the test done, he will arrive on your accurate diagnosis and recommend most appropriate treatment.