Our fees are based on the skill and time required for various procedures, and
they are comparable to fees charged by other surgeons in this area. We have a
computerized billing system and statements are mailed at the end of each month.
We recognize that larger fees from surgery can impose a financial burden on a
family and we are glad to work with you in establishing a payment program that
will not create a hardship. We also accept most major credit cards.
In order to diagnose at patient's condition, we may order x-rays, lab work or
other tests from outside providers. You will be billed for these tests by the
laboratory or radiologist, not by this office. Some surgical procedures require
an assistant surgeon. There are times when it is necessary to call in another
surgeon to assist and he will bill you himself for his assistant's fee. If it
is necessary that you have surgery, we want you to be aware of probable charges
other that our surgeon's fee and hospital bill. In most cases there will also
be charges from a pathologist, and anesthesiologist, and possibly a
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