G.U. Recon Mang Chen MD  2019  

G.U. Recon Clinic

45 Castro St. Ste 111

San Francisco, CA 94114

Office: 415-481-3890

Fax: 309-328-3827

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CONSULTATIONS

What to expect:

  • Duration of first visit: 30-60 minutes

  • We will review your surgical goals and medical/surgical history.

  • A physical exam will then be performed.

  • Surgical discussion including risks and benefits of surgery will be reviewed in detail.

  • If surgery is desired and deemed safe by the surgeon, we will start the process of scheduling. 

  • Please have your letters ready by the time of consultation. If you do not have them, we can still schedule a consultation but letters should be ready by the time of the surgery and surgery will not be scheduled until we have the letters. 

*IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING PHONE CONSULTATIONS

  • These are convenient but not ideal.

  • In person evaluation provides more accurate assessments and estimations of what to expect with surgery.

  • Some patients may experience frustration with the discordance between what they were told on the phone versus what they are told after an in-person evaluation. Please understand that this can happen if a phone consultation is elected. Our strong preference remains avoiding a phone consultation and making an in-person office consultation. An added benefit is our ability to bill insurance for an office visit; phone calls are infrequently reimbursed by insurance and incur a $250 fee.

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