New Patient Information/Appointments (new patients: speed up the process by using the patient portal)
During your first visit or if you have not been in the office for some time (12 months) you will be asked to update or complete a medical history form. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
- Bring all medications prescription and non prescription items that you are currently or have recently taken. Please inform the office of any diabetic medication or anticoagulants (blood thinners) or if you have been told that you have bleeding or clotting problems
- Arrive 45 to 30min ahead of your appointment time to complete the registration process and history forms (download section to print these forms or access the patient portal and complete these forms in the privacy of your home [call 573 334-8870 to get access information]). Please inform the physician, medical assistants and or nurses about any specific heart disease, lung disease or other special medical conditions that have been diagnosed or treated in the past. This could impact endoscopic testing.
- If being referred by another physician, PLEASE ask your doctor to forward current lab and x-rays and other tests that prompted the referral to our office several days prior to your office consult (fax 573 334-7340)