It’s natural to be anxious before your first appointment with a vein expert in Nashville. In fact, many people suffer from “white coat syndrome”. Luckily, there are some things you can do to make your vein disease treatment in Nashville a more positive experience—and a lot less stressful.
What should Hermitage residents do to prepare for a vein appointment?
First off, make sure you’ve done your research about the doctor you’re going to see. Where did they train? What are their specialties? Are they personable? By choosing the best vein doctor in Nashville for your needs, you can be more confident in relying on him or her for your vein care.
Your initial appointment will consist of a lot conversing. Dr. Siragusa will ask plenty of questions to get to know about you and your health. You should ask questions too. Bring up any concerns you may have. Let him know about any symptoms you’ve been having. If you don’t let your doctor know what your desires and expectations are, you might be underwhelmed with the results. Because there can be a lot of information going and coming, we suggest writing down a list of points to address during your appointment. And don’t forget to bring it with you!
You should also take some time before your appointment to learn about your health insurance policy on vein care to avoid any surprises once you get to the clinic. Will your insurance provider cover your costs of a procedure? What are your copays? If you need a referral from your general practitioner, make sure you secure that ahead of time.
Dress comfortably on the day of your appointment. Usually loose fitting jersey or sweatpants and long skirts allow Dr. Siragusa to examine your legs and feet without your clothing getting in the way.
Finally, feel free to call us at any time before your appointment to ask questions and reconfirm your appointment times. A representative can be reached at 615-777-0744.