Do I need a referral to have an office visit /consultation?
Yes, a referral from your primary care physician or specialty doctor will need to be provided to schedule an office visit to determine the diagnosis and treatment options.
How soon can an office visit /consultation be scheduled?
Typically 2-3 weeks or sooner depending on the urgency of your diagnosis and speed of your insurance carrier for authorization.
If my procedure will be performed at Jacksonville Vascular Center, will the office visit /consultation take place at the center?
The office visit will need to take place at one of the five doctors’ clinics, and the office will then schedule your procedure at the out-patient surgical facility.
What will happen at my first office visit /consultation?
You will meet your surgeon, discuss your medical history and current symptoms, surgery goals and discuss a treatment plan.