This is an exclusive Medical Membership in her Practice of Medicine for women only which uniquely includes:
Acute and non-acute office visits (up to 6 requested appointments/year with the physician unless surgery is involved). Visits not requiring medical care by the physician are not included in the six visits (BP checks, lab draws, strep throat testing, flu shot, urinalysis, e-mail exchanges, telephone calls)
Blood Pressure Monitoring
All lab draws and urinalysis
Rapid Test for Strep Throat
Removal or biopsy of skin problems, moles, suspicious, or worrisome lesions anywhere
All cervical and vulvar colposcopy and all evaluations for abnormal pap smears
LEEP procedures in the office ($150 fee for supplies needed for procedure)
Simple (meaning, I feel comfortable with doing it in the office) wound repair and suturing
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Basic Annual Labs (Hemoglobin, CMP, Hgb A1c, Lipid Profile, TSH)
Pelvic Ultrasounds performed in the office
Primary Care for Women
Counseling for gynecology, menopause, hormone management, or anything related to primary care of women and gynecology
Medical Sex Therapy (including counseling visits with husband together or separately)
Gynecologic Surgery (with a hospital administration fee*) and all (as many as needed) follow-up visits related to the surgery
The convenience of access to many commonly prescribed generic prescription medications at greatly reduced prices, dispensed on premises (as deemed medically necessary by Dr. Gaudry). This will be wholesale prices plus taxes and administration fees (usually less than your pharmacy co-pay)
Access to Dr. Gaudry during and after business hours by phone
Extended and relaxed visits up to 1 hour long
Comprehensive preventive care exams (1 required per year)
Access to Dr. Gaudry via her patient portal
A patient portal to access lab, pathology, and x-ray results,
Referrals/orders for radiologic exams when deemed medically necessary
NON-MEDICAL, PERSONALIZED SERVICES
The Patient shall have direct telephone access to The Physician with the following non-medical services, which are complementary to The Center’s members.
The Patient shall have direct telephone access to The Physician seven days per week. The Patient shall be given a phone number where The Patient may reach The Physician directly for guidance regarding concerns that arise unexpectedly after office hours. Video chat and text messaging may be utilized when The Patient or The Physician feels that it is appropriate.
The Patient shall be given The Physician’s e-mail address to which non-urgent communications can be addressed. Such communications shall be dealt with by The Physician or staff member of The Center in a timely manner. The Patient understands and agrees that e-mail and the internet should never be used to access medical care in the event of an emergency, or any situation that The Patient could reasonably expect may develop into an emergency. You agree that is such situations when The Patient cannot speak to The Physician immediately in person or by telephone, that The Patient shall call 911 or go to the nearest emergency medical assistance provider, and follow the directions of emergency medical personnel.
Reasonable effort shall be made to assure that The Patient is seen by the Physician as soon as possible after arriving for a scheduled office visit. If The Center or The Physician foresees more than a minimal wait time, The Patient shall be contacted and advised of the projected wait time. Every reasonable effort shall be made to schedule an appointment with The Physician on the same or next normal business day. Visits deemed urgent by The Patient after hours will be accommodated as best as possible.
The Center and The Physician shall coordinate with medical specialists to whom The Patient is referred to assist The Patient in obtaining specialty care. The Patient understands that fees paid under this Agreement do not include and do not cover specialist’s fees or fees due to any medical professional other than The Center’s Physician: Pamela G. Gaudry, MD.