How quickly can I be seen?
At Elite Orthopedics, we strive to have you seen as quickly as possible. For an emergency, such as a fracture, we can oftentimes see you the day you call for an appointment and almost always within 24 hours. For conditions that do not require immediate attention, we can usually make an appointment for you within 3-5 days, and sometimes even sooner.
What happens at my initial appointment?
When you first arrive at our office, you will be greeted by our front office staff. You will be given information forms to fill out, which are strictly confidential as per HIPAA regulations. Once these forms have been filled out, they will be placed in your medical chart. You will then be escorted back to the examination room, where you will first be asked to provide a brief history of your orthopedic problem usually by Gail, our back office technician. Thereafter, you may possibly be taken to our on-site X-ray department to undergo appropriate X-rays if your condition warrants such studies. You will then be seen by Dr. Albert, who will take a more extensive history and then perform a physical examination. Dr. Albert will then review any X-rays, MRIs, or other studies if available. Once that is don