What should I bring to my first appointment?
Your paperwork, insurance card,
co-pay and any x-rays, MRI's or CT scans.
How do I get my medical records?
Fill out a written request
that states we have permission to release your records. Fax the completed
form to 303-225-8129 or e-mail the completed form to
email@example.com. Once the
form is received, the records are processed and forwarded according to your
completed form. Please allow two weeks.
How do I get a refill on my medication?
Call your pharmacy and request a refill. Your pharmacy will call our refill
line. The refill line is for pharmacy's only. If it is a written
prescription, call 303-225-8120, select your doctor from
the menu and leave a message for his nurse/medical assistant.
What insurance plans do you accept?
We accept all insurance plans except Kaiser.
Are you currently accepting new patients?
Yes. Call 303-225-8120 for an appointment or
request an appointment online.
Do I need a referral?
Some insurance plans, mainly HMO's, still do require a referral from your
primary care physician. Most PPO plans do not require a referral. Please
check your insurance card or contact your insurance company if in doubt.
What will surgery cost?
This amount will vary depending on your insurance plan and type of surgery
you are going to have. We have billing staff on-site to help with any
How long will I be in the hospital?
It depends on the type of surgery. Some surgeries are done on an outpatient
basis and some do require a short hospital stay. Discuss this with your
Can I shower after surgery?
Yes, but only if your incision is fully covered. The incision needs to stay
Do I need to set up home healthcare before I have surgery?
The hospital will take care of setting up home healthcare, if needed.
Is it normal to have a sore throat or pain swallowing after cervical
Yes. There will be mild discomfort for two to six weeks after cervical
Do I need antibiotics after surgery when I go to the dentist?
Antibiotics are prescribed if the dentist appointment is within six months
of any cervical or lumbar fusion. Call your doctor at 303-225-8120
and leave a message for his nurse/medical assistant.