To make an initial appointment by phone, please call (727) 868-2151 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. or eMail us at email@example.com. Before your first appointment you will be asked to complete a registration form, and questionnaire concerning your medical and personal history. The paperwork is usually completed in less than thirty minutes. This paperwork may be downloaded and completed before your appointment.
For return appointments, please take time to describe your problem or the purpose of your call so that our appointment coordinator can schedule your appointment at a convenient time. Please bring a list of your current medication, including any supplemental vitamins or herbs. Records from any physicians seen in the last six months will also be helpful.
PHONE the Appointment Scheduling Department at (727) 868-2151 between 8 am and 5 pm Eastern time, Monday through Saturday.
WRITE to: Gulf Coast Medical Center APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING 11528 U.S. 19 Port Richey, FL 34668
REFFERAL-ask your local doctor to refer you and arrange your appointment.
INTERNATIONAL PATIENTS may e-mail and we will quickly respond to your request.
WALK-IN- you are welcome without an appointment, our physicians will see you the same day. If you are very ill, ask to be seen immediately. Our patient service representatives will assist you with your paperwork.
CANCELLATION: If you are unable to make your appointment, please cancel no later than 48 hours in advance. A new appointment can be scheduled for you.
AFTER HOURS ACCESS: The doctors are available after hours on a rotating on-call basis. True emergency calls are directed to local hospitals. Prescription refills are NOT available after hours.
NEW PATIENTS: Before your appointment, you will receive an information packet. It will include:
An appointment time and location for date confirmed.
A new patient "registration information" form.
A history form.
A "Personal Medical Guide", designed to help you understand the medical center.
Out of town guests will receive maps, travel and hotel information.