Are you preparing for your initial fertility consultation with Dr. John Zhang? Good for you! You are bravely taking your first proactive step toward getting pregnant. Look: Dr. Zhang and his fertility care team at New Hope Fertility Center are pleased to be your partner throughout your journey to get pregnant. It can’t be emphasized enough. Before your first office visit takes place, you must realize the importance of the forms and medical documentation new patients are required to submit.
The more information Dr. Zhang knows about you during our first office visit will be key to his being able to customize your infertility treatment plan. We have compiled some helpful information on how you can prepare for your upcoming first office visit. At New Hope Fertility Center, every patient undergoes a complete fertility assessment and diagnostic testing before a customized infertility treatment plan is designed and implemented.
Understanding the root cause of your infertility is the only way to cost-effectively help you get pregnant. Knowing the cause of your infertility will also help you cope better with the realization that you are going to have to take on the financial, physical, and emotional demands of infertility treatment.
Before your first office visit takes place, new patients must provide:
Submitting this information completely before your first office visit will lessen the time you spend on paperwork during your scheduled appointment. This allows you and the doctor to have more time for your one-on-one consultation.
When you consult with the Doctor, his protocol of your initial fertility assessment will begin with the compilation of a thorough medical history.
Being prepared for your first office visit is not difficult. Why does preparation matter? Getting ready just takes some time and thoughtfulness with the use of the below checklist.
Write down a history of the details about your attempts to get pregnant.
Always include the dosages and prescription instructions.
In the order of importance to you, write out questions to ask the Doctor and staff. Order of importance is suggested just in case time runs short – or – you get preoccupied with other issues during your consultation.
Bring extra copies of your medical records, charts and diagnostic test results to your first office visit. Why does this matter if you’ve already sent them? To make certain that your Doctor has not missed anything important to assessing the root cause of your infertility.
Other Helpful Tips
Bring your personal and work calendar to let the Doctor and staff know about your upcoming commitments that cannot be rescheduled, such as:
Reach out to Dr. John Zhang at New Hope Fertility Center if you’re struggling with infertility. It is important to work with a fertility care specialist who has the goal of obtaining a thorough understanding of the root cause of your infertility during your initial consultation. To schedule your initial consultation, call 917.525.5496.