Your first visit to Carolina Foot and Ankle Health Center 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.
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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 will also help relieve any unnecessary anxiety you may be feeling. Educate yourself on your symptoms by reviewing the content on this website. Also, take some time to review our staff page and familiarize yourself with our office. We look forward to your first visit.
- Our office space is located next to Granville Heart & Vascular.
- Our building is located next to Granville Hospital.
How to Make the Most Out of Your Appointment by Being Prepared
1. Bring your up-to-date insurance cards.
2. Bring a photo ID.
3. Confirm that the office has your current phone number, address, and pharmacy location.
4. Have a written or typed list of your medications. Include the name, strength, and frequency.
5. Know your past medical problems and past surgeries.
6. Arrive early for your appointment. You will be more present for your appointment if you aren’t feeling rushed.
7. Bring a family member or friend to your appointment if you have trouble remembering information or getting around easily.
8. Have a list of prepared questions. Rehearse how to communicate your concerns in a clear and concise manor.
9. Tell the doctor if you have been placed on a new medication. Know why you are taking it. Know how to properly take it.
10. Keep a written list of doctor’s appointments. Include the name of the doctor, phone number, and address.