Before the Appointment
Your Initial Appointment will last approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes and includes an in-depth discussion of your concerns including a complete review of systems, previous medical history, social, and lifestyle factors. The length of the appointment can vary based on how complex the health picture is and what recommendations will be made. Specialty lab work may be recommended at this time.
Specific recommendations are not discussed at the Initial Appointment as Dr. Nina studies and understands each individual case takes utmost care in weaving together your health plan.
What to Bring With You
We ask that you please bring any recent lab work results and any prescription medications, supplements, and over the counter medications you are currently taking at the time of the initial appointment. Do not ever change or alter dosages of any prescription medications without speaking with your prescribing physician.
Follow Up Appointment
The Follow Up appointment is scheduled for the following week (next 7-10 days) to discuss your plan.
Time will be spent to go over your health picture, concerns, and recommendations. We take pride in our role as "Doctor as Teacher" and feel that empowering through education is key. We also believe in shared decision making when it comes to your optimal health and wellness.
Follow up visits are typically 45 minutes long. Shorter visits are also available at 15 minutes and 30 minutes. These visits may occur more frequently towards the beginning of treatment however typically you can expect to have one follow up per month thereafter.
For Established Clients/Patients
Phone or video consultations may be substituted for an in office follow up.