Consultations and Procedures

What to expect from your office visits, procedures, and other office policies

 

Office Consultations:

·         We call to confirm all appointments 2 days prior to the day that you are scheduled. Please keep in mind this a courtesy call, and it is still the patient's responsiblity to remember when appointments are made.

·         If you need to cancel or reschedule appointments, please let us know 24 hours in advance. There will be a $100 cancellation fee for any last minute cancellations the day of the visit/procedure.

New Patient Consultations:

·         Please download and fill out the new consultation forms prior to your visit:  Forms    or arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment to fill out the paperwork.

  • Please have your insurance card with you at the time of your appointment. We will be making a copy of it for billing purposes.
  • If you had labwork, procedures, and/or imaging studies done, please ask your referring doctor’s office to fax them to our office at 818-905-6610 before your scheduled appointment.
  • For patients that are less than 1 year old, please bring a fecal diaper sample as the doctor may want to test it.

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Procedures:

·         Outpatient procedures such as upper endoscopies and colonoscopies are NOT performed in the office. They are performed at Encino Outpatient Surgery Center, Specialty Surgical Center of Encino or Providence Tarzana Hospital (depending on your insurance plan).

 

·         Please check Resources for more information about the various procedures.

 

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Address: 5363 Balboa Blvd Suite 111, Encino, CA 91316
Tel: (818) 905-6600
Fax: (818) 905-6610
E-mail: bahar@bizla.rr.com