Your Appointment with Cardiovascular Consultants
Please arrive a few minutes early for your appointment. Bring all medications with you. Every effort is made to keep scheduled appointment times. Occasionally a hospital emergency might cause a delay. If this happens, we will inform you and offer you an alternate appointment.
Let us know at the time of your appointment if any of your personal information, such as address or phone number has changed. Each time you come we will request a copy of your insurance information. The insurance information is attached to your charge ticket to assist us in processing your office visit. Any co-payments or co-insurance will be due from you at the time of the service.
New Patient Appointments
Cardiovascular Consultants schedules new patients by physician referral or self referral .If you are referred by your physician, then your physician will contact our office to schedule an appointment for you. Demographic information is gathered and an appointment is scheduled. There are times when the family physician refers a patient to us and has the patient call to confirm an appointment time.
New patients will receive a patient questionnaire and registration in the mail, which you need to complete and bring to your first appointment.The questionnaire requests your demographic and insurance information as well as medical history.Please bring the following to your first appointment:
Current insurance cards
Medications you are taking
Patients will receive a personal call by telephone.This call will remind you of the details of your appointment, time, day, and provide special instructions.
Patients that do not show up for an appointment consume the resource of the physician’s wait to receive an appointment.Please give respect to your physician and be considerate of your fellow patients by notifying the office at least 24 hours in advance if you will not be able to keep your appointment.Failure to keep an appointment may result in a service charge.
It is important that you have an appointment to see your physician.If you are experiencing acute symptoms, call 911 or proceed to the nearest Emergency Room.