Please read over the following orthopaedic appointment preparation tips to become familiar with our policies and procedures before coming in for your appointment.
When you come for your appointment, please remember to bring the following:
Very often during the course of your evaluation or treatment for an orthopaedics condition, your doctor will require X-rays to determine the cause of a problem, or to evaluate your progress. For prompt evaluation and patient convenience, diagnostic X-rays are available at our facility.
X-rays are usually arranged as part of your scheduled orthopaedic appointment, but please bring in any X-rays of the relevant body part you have been given by another provider.
Please dress so the body part you are having trouble with can be easily examined and/or X-rayed.
As an example, if you are having shoulder or elbow problems, please wear a top that has only a few buttons and is easy to remove. Ladies, please ensure that underclothing is worn to allow the shoulder to be examined with the outer garments removed. For knee and ankle exams, wear shorts when possible.
Often, belts, jewelry, and shoes must be removed in order to obtain X-rays and to be examined. Please keep this in mind when dressing, as difficulty in removing them will prolong your visit.
We suggest you plan to arrive 15 – 30 minutes early for your appointment. If you are late, it may not be possible for you to be seen that day in order to avoid inconveniencing other patients.
For your convenience, and to expedite your visit, we encourage you to visit the Forms section of this website to complete the New Patient or Established Patient Paperwork. Patients not being seen for a period of 3 years will need to complete the new patient paperwork.
Please telephone the office during business hours to cancel and/or reschedule your appointment. We request you cancel at least 24 hours prior to your appointment so that your time can be allocated to another patient who is seeking treatment.
In the event you do not cancel your appointment, you may be charged a No-Show/Cancellation Fee.