Frequently Asked Questions
- How do I prepare for my first visit?
- How do I get my test results?
- How do I get a copy of my medical records?
- Do you provide travel-related medical services?
- What other vaccines are offered?
- Are you an approved civil surgeon for immigration?
- What are vaccination requirements for immigration physical?
Q: How do I prepare for my first visit?
Once you have received confirmation of your appointment please fill out, print, and bring your completed forms to your first visit.
Q: How do I get my test results?
A: You will receive access to your labs through the Patient Portal within 2 weeks of your visit. Registration to the patient portal is completed in the office during your visit. If you wish to register, please contact us.
Q: How do I get a copy of my medical records?
We take your confidentiality very seriously. Your medical records will only be released with your written consent. Consent forms are available in our office or online. Copies of test results may be faxed to consulting doctors or obtained in person. There is a fee for providing patients with a copy of their records.
Q: Do you provide travel-related medical services?
We provide the following travel-related vaccines. Some of these vaccines may be covered by your insurance.
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Tdap: Tetanus, Diptheria, Pertussis
- MMR: Measles, Mumps, Rubella
Q: What other vaccines are offered?
We offer additional vaccines including, Influenza (in season), Gardasil, Pneumovax, Varivax, and Zostavax.
Q: Are you an approved civil surgeon for immigration?
Yes, we are an approved civil surgeon for immigration physicals. The medical examination includes: 1) a physical examination by the doctor; 2) a skin test for tuberculosis (PPD); 3) a blood test (for applicants aged 15 years and older) to screen for syphilis; and 4) verification of recommended vaccines. A positive tuberculosis skin test requires a follow up chest x-ray screening. Chest x-rays are included in your immigration examination and are done in our office.
Q: What are vaccination requirements for immigration physical?
You can check the vaccination requirements on the Department of Homeland Security website (https://www.uscis.gov/news/questions-and- answers/vaccination-requirements). If you have previously been vaccinated, you can bring your immunization card or a letter stamped by a licensed physician to be reviewed by our staff.