Appointment Checklist

Before Your Appointment

Depending upon the reason for your doctor’s visit, this checklist can help you prepare.

  1. Gather documents to bring to your doctor’s visit:
    • Copies of any tests, x-rays, or medical histories relating to your medical problem.
    • A list of all current medications taken on a regular basis, including over-the-counter and herbal medications.
  2. Review any special directions from your doctor about diet or medication restrictions prior to your appointment.

 

During Your Appointment

To make the most of your appointment, be sure to ask your doctor any questions or express any concerns you have. If you’re not sure what to ask , the following suggestions might be helpful.

Questions to ask your doctor
 

After Your Appointment

What to expect after your appointment:

  • If you need to see another doctor, we will make every effort to schedule additional tests and consultations at the earliest available time.
  • If you need to be hospitalized, we will coordinate admitting arrangements and provide the hospital with information prior to your arrival.