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Patient Resources

Getting the most from your visit

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A visit to the doctor’s office is daunting enough when you are in pain. Filling out paperwork in advance and remembering some simple steps before you arrive will make things go smoothly for your visit. The following checklists will assist you. To schedule an appointment, call 913-588-1227 or request your appointment online.

Before your visit

  • Schedule your appointment by calling 913-588-1227.
  • Confirm the location of the office and where to park.
  • Confirm what information you need to bring with you (insurance card, medical records, etc.).
  • Assemble your medical records if needed.
  • Make a list of any medications you are taking, your symptoms, concerns you have about your condition and any other questions you may have.
  • Dress appropriately for the appointment.
  • Bring a friend or family member if you need assistance.

Your office visit

  • Get to the office early.
  • Tell your doctor everything you know about your condition.
  • Take notes regarding his or her instructions.
  • Ask questions if you do not understand something your doctor is saying.
  • Confirm next steps.
  • Take all literature home with you to review.

After your visit

  • Read everything the doctor has suggested concerning your condition.
  • Follow the doctor's instructions for treatment.
  • Be sure to inform your doctor if anything about your condition changes.

Patient forms

The following links will allow you to download forms you need to fill out before you arrive at the doctor’s office.

Preparing for surgery

For our patients undergoing total joint replacement, we recommend viewing a series of videos to help you better understand your upcoming surgical procedure and take an active role in your health care and recovery.