Expect to spend 2 hours at the office for your initial consultation, including check-in and check-out time. You will spend 1.5 hours face-to-face time with Dr. Samara. The consultation fee includes 2-4 hours spent prior to your visit that Dr. Samara needs in order to thoroughly review past lab work, past healthcare providers' notes, and New Patient Intake Forms to ensure a productive first encounter.
In your visit you can expect evaluation and discussion of:
After your visit, you will receive a detailed and comprehensive visit summary through the patient portal with your personalized plan including:
Follow-up visits are typically 4-6 weeks apart.
During follow-up visits I will address the following:
Your first follow-up visit will be at least an hour long (it can go longer, depending on how many tests you do). Additional follow-up visits are typically 30-60 minutes in length. Shorter follow-up visits for brief discussions and simple follow-up lab work in between regularly scheduled appointments may be needed as you and/or Dr. Samara see fit. As you improve or your health goals are reached, your appointments will shorten in duration and your visits will become less frequent.