Quality health care is a team effort. And as the most important member of your Care Team, you can make sure you get the best possible care by being prepared for your appointment and asking questions before, during and after your visit.
But what questions should you ask? Not to worry, here’s an easy way to get started. First, think about why you are going to see your doctor. Are you going to talk about a health problem? To get or change medications? To get medical tests? To talk about surgery or treatment options?
To help you get the most out of your appointment, we’ve compiled common questions you may want to ask your doctor or Care Team. Simply click the links below, print out the documents and bring them with you when you come in to see us.
Questions to Ask About a Health Problem
Questions to Ask About Medications
Questions to Ask About a DiagnosticTest
Questions to Ask About a Surgical Procedure
And don’t forget, making sure you understand the answers you get is just as important. If you don’t understand or are confused, ask your doctor to explain the answer again.
Preparing For Your Appointment
Our Care Team
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