Becoming a Patient

Preparing for Your First Appointment

To help you get the most from your first appointment, please bring or provide the following.

Questions to Ask

Open and honest communication with your doctor can greatly improve your care and comfort with treatment. You may find it helpful to write down and bring any questions to your appointment (and then write down the answers you get). Whenever possible, bring a friend or family member along for support. Here are some questions you may want to ask your doctor.

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