Your first visit to Valley Podiatry Associates, PC establishes a vital foundation for our relationship with you. During the first visit, we make sure to obtain important background information, like your medical history, and give you time to get to know your doctor. To understand what to expect for your first visit to our practice, please read through this page. You'll find all the practical information you need, such as a map and directions to our office, practice hours, payment policies and more. There's also background information about our committed staff and our first visit procedures. You can even save some time at your first visit by printing out and completing the patient forms in advance of your appointment.
Please print and fill out these forms so we can expedite your first visit:
- Patient Registration Form
- Medical Record
- Notice of Privacy Practices
- Notice of Privacy Practices Acknowledgement and Consent
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What to expect
Being well-prepared for your appointment will ensure that the doctor has all of the needed information to provide the best possible care for you. It also will help relieve any unnecessary anxiety you may be feeling. Educate yourself on your symptoms by reviewing the content on this Web site. Also, take some time to review our staff page and familarize yourself with the doctors. We look forward to your first visit.
We realize that for our patients' time is valuable, and we make every effort to see patients at their scheduled time. We ask that patients provide as much advanced notice as possible when running late for an appointment or when needing to cancel. With this advanced notice, the time can be scheduled for another patient.
What to Bring to Your Appointment
If this is your first visit with Valley Podiatry, we ask that you plan on arriving early. Whenever possible, we will mail your paperwork to you, prior to your appointment, so that you may complete it at home. It is important that you bring the following to your appointment:
- Insurance card(s)
- Picture ID, showing name and current address
- Completed paperwork (if not already returned)
- Referral forms (if required by insurance)
- Any required co-payment
- X-ray films/CD, lab work, MRI/Bone Scan (if applicable)
- List of all prescription and/or over-the-counter medications that you are taking (if not on form)
- Pertinent medical and surgical history information (if not on form)
Our office accepts a variety of HMOs, PPOs, and other health plans. Please call our office to verify acceptance of your insurance carrier.