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Consultation Request forReferring Practitioners

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How long is a typical visit?
  2. What should I bring to my first visit?
  3. Are there forms new patients can fill out before the first appointment?
  4. What if I want to be treated with conventional therapies only for my autoimmune condition?
  5. Does Dr. Gupta manage pain conditions using narcotics?
  6. Will Dr. Gupta serve as my primary care physician?
  7. What insurance plans are accepted?
  8. Is payment due at the time of the visit?
  9. What are my payment options?
  10. What should I do in case of an emergency?

How long is a typical visit?

The initial visit is typically 1 to 1-1/2 hours depending on the case. Follow-up and pain management treatment visits are typically 30-45 minutes. Please allow 10-15 minutes before your scheduled appointment for parking and completion of any necessary paperwork.

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What should I bring to my first visit?

Please bring the following items to your visit:

  • Insurance card(s) and driver’s license or other identification card
  • Any relevant past medical records
  • List of medications and allergies
  • X-ray and other radiologic reports

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Are there forms new patients can fill out before the first appointment?

The following PDF forms can be printed out and completed before your appointment:

Please note: These documents are in Adobe® PDF format. They require Adobe Reader to be viewed. If you do not have Adobe Reader, you can download it for free by clicking here.

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What if I want to be treated with conventional therapies only for my autoimmune condition?

Dr. Gupta practices an integrative rather than purely conventional approach to managing autoimmune conditions. Treatment regimens are generally comprised of conventional immunomodulating therapies where indicated in some combination with acupuncture and homeopathy to address the underlying immune system dysregulation. Concomitant therapy with biopuncture and mesotherapy may be used to address pain associated with the autoimmune condition. Recommendations for certain nutritional supplements are also made where indicated.

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Does Dr. Gupta manage pain conditions using narcotics?

No. Dr. Gupta does not prescribe narcotics. Patients who seek out Dr. Gupta for pain management are those who have experienced adverse effects or inadequate responses to conventional pain treatments and those who are looking for safe and effective alternatives.

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Will Dr. Gupta serve as my primary care physician?

No. Dr. Gupta manages general physical and mental health issues using homeopathy and acupuncture where indicated and performs general wellness physicals. Patients are advised to retain a separate primary care physician.

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What insurance plans are accepted?

  • CIGNA PPO
  • Medicare

Please confirm with Dr. Gupta's office that she participates with your plan. There have been many changes to insurance plans recently with outdated and inaccurate provider lists.

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Is payment due at the time of the visit?

Yes. If Dr. Gupta participates with your insurance, you are responsible for any deductible, co-payment, co-insurance, and non-covered services at the time of your visit. If Dr. Gupta is not a participating provider with your insurance, full payment of services is due at the time of your visit. Your claim will be submitted to your insurance as a courtesy.

What are my payment options?

Check, cash and money order are accepted. Please note, Dr. Gupta is not set up for credit card payments at this time.

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What should I do in case of an emergency?

Dr. Gupta is available through her answering service 24 hours a day/7 days a week. In case of an emergency, please call 911 to go to the emergency room.

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Office Hours

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • closed
  • 9am-6pm
  • 9am-6pm
  • closed
  • 9am-6pm
  • 9am-1pm

 

 

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