Your First Visit at White Oak Medical – What to Expect
At your first appointment at White Oak Medical center you will be asked to complete a patient information form and health history. Please plan to arrive 30 minutes early to fill out these forms, or you can bring the completed forms with you. Download and print the PDF documents here.
Your initial consultation will run from 60 – 90 minutes. Dr. Shikhman will examine your medical history and discuss the health concerns that brought you in. Please come prepared to provide details regarding your eating habits, sleep and work patterns, health history, stress factors, and more. It is highly recommended that you bring along copies of previous tests, lab results and a list of the names of all medications or natural supplements you are presently taking.
A comprehensive treatment plan will be introduced and discussed during your follow up appointments. Follow ups may last from 30 – 60 minutes depending on the complexity of your health conditions.
If you have insurance, please bring your insurance card or information with you as this will save time and allow us to help you process any claims.
IMPORTANT: A parent or guardian must accompany all patients under 18 to their consultation visit.