Office Policies

Things to Bring to Your Appointment

  • State Photo ID
  • Insurance card or copy of motor vehicle insurance
  • Work related injuries – the insurance information and any correspondence from the WCB
  • Police Report (if applicable)
  • Lawyer's name and telephone number (if applicable)
  • Insurance adjuster's name and telephone number (if applicable)

We accept the following insurance:

  • Medicare
  • Major Medical – if there are out of network benefits
  • No-fault (car accidents)
  • NYS Workers' Compensation (work related accidents)
  • Liens (slip and fall accidents)

NY Surgical &  Anesthesia Policies

Patient instructions to follow prior to having a Surgical Procedure in our office.

If these instructions are not followed, your appointment will be cancelled.

  • STOP aspirin or aspirin containing products 7 days prior to procedure.
  • STOP anti-inflammatory medication 3 days prior to procedure.
  • If you are taking Coumadin or Heparin, please call your prescribing doctor.
  • DO NOT STOP your heart, blood pressure or lung medications. Bring your asthma inhalers with you.
  • If in doubt of what your current medication may contain, call your pharmacist or our office.
  • If you are diabetic or hypoglycaemic, your appointment should be scheduled before 1:00 PM.
  • If you start getting symptoms of a cold, flu or are currently being treated for an infection, call our office immediately.
  • You must fast 6 hours prior to procedure. Sips of water may be taken with medication.
  • No alcoholic beverages the night before or day of the procedure.
  • Please shower the morning of the procedure.
  • Wear comfortable clothing. Please wear underwear.
  • DO NOT wear any jewelry.

Note: You MUST come with a companion – DO NOT drive yourself. If you are taking a cab, you still need to bring someone to accompany you after the procedure. (The cab driver is not considered a companion.)

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