For us to best treat your condition or injury, we need to have a comprehensive understanding of your current health status. When you come in for your initial consult, please bring all of the items listed below. If The Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine does not have all of your relevant medical records and films at the time of your visit, your appointment may need to be rescheduled.
Information to Bring
- Previous x-rays, CT scans, or MRI scans: films AND reports must be provided
- Medical records of previous testing or treatment (EMGs, physical therapy, etc.)
- Referral(s) and pre-authorization(s)
- Insurance card and applicable co-payment
New Patient Forms
Please download and complete the following New Patient Forms prior to your visit:
- Medical Information Form
- New Patient Registration
- Ambulatory Patient Self Assessment
- Worker’s Compensation/No Fault Registration (if applicable)
Upon arrival at the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, please register at the front desk, where the completion of all appropriate forms will be verified, and where you will be asked for personal and insurance information. You will also be asked to review and sign a Healthcare Proxy form.
Once registration is complete, you will be escorted to the first available exam room where you will change into a dressing gown. A Physician’s Assistant will review medical history and perform a physical examination. A physician will then meet with you for an examination and consultation.
After your examination and consultation, you will receive an explanation of your condition and may be provided with instructions on necessary follow-up diagnostics or appointments. Your physician will discuss the range of treatment options for your diagnosis.
It may take one to two hours to complete your initial visit and may be longer depending on the complexity of the care required.