Become A Patient
Below are the three steps necessary to become a patient of Advanced Women's Health Care. If you'd like to begin the process of becoming a patient now, please use our online contact form or give us a call!
Step 1: Information Gathering
Please send a complete copy of medical records, including:
- Office visits
- Operative reports
- Pathology reports
- Ultrasound, CT scan, and MRI reports (Reports are sufficient. Sending the disk of a CT scan can be helpful).
- Surgical photographs (not photocopies; Dr. Robbins will return originals)
It would be helpful to also know:
- All previous pelvic surgery - (date, hospital, procedure)
- If the patient has consumed the following medications:
- Lupron, Danocrine, Birth control pills, Depo-Provera, Pain-relief medications?
A summary of the current problems:
- Is there pain with sexual intercourse?
- Is there pain with menstrual periods?
- Is there pain the rest of the month?
- Does the pain radiate to the back or down the legs?
- Is there is pain with urination or with bowel movements?
- Are there changes in bowel movements associated with the menstrual periods?
Step 2: Phone Consultation
After reviewing medical records and photos, Dr. Robbins will call the patient and go over her history in detail, formulate a plan for surgery, and answer all any questions. For the phone consult, there is a $300.00 charge. To learn more about the phone consultation, please click here.
Step 3: Final Review
Dr. Robbins will review the patient's records, determine whether being treated at our center is in the patient's best interest. Dr. Robbins will be in contact with the patient to review her history and to go over recommendations for treatment. All surgical approaches are tailored to meet the specific needs and concerns of the patient.
Phone consult charge includes reviewing medical records and detailed phone consultation, 1-1.5 hours.
Patients can contact me for any additional questions, concerns, or information, at no additional charge.
Straight-forward surgeries may take 2-3.5 hours, but difficult disease can take 4-7 hours.