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For your convenience and also to help facilitate you obtaining helpful information and medical care, we are offering Virtual Consultations and Telemedicine, in general, for both cosmetic and insurance related issues.

Many issues can be evaluated reasonably online. This will allow you to obtain helpful information and may also facilitate you being able to proceed with surgery or other appropriate treatment soon once government restrictions are lifted.

Your initial Virtual Consultation will be with Dr. Turkeltaub.

Cosmetic:There is no charge for any cosmetic consultation or postoperative follow up.

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Insurance:Due to the present COVID-19 pandemic, essentially all insurance companies are considering telemedicine (telehealth) consultations and visits to be equivalent to in office visits and they will be covered as such. Some may even waive your co-pay. Consequently, if this is your first interaction with our office, we will have you fill out the usual forms necessary in order to proceed (see below). If this is a follow-up visit, that is not necessary.

 

To download paperwork, please click here.

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You can return these forms either by scanning and sending by email to receptionist@turkeltaub.com or by sending via regular mail.

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Step 1:

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Please complete the form below


Step 2: Procedure(s) that I am interested in:

Breast:
Body:
Face:
Skin:
Scars:
Other:

Communications through our website or video conferencing are not encrypted and are not necessarily secure. Use of the internet is for your convenience only, and by using them, you assume the risk of unauthorized use. Our email is HIPPA compliment.


Step 3:

A member of our staff will contact you to schedule your virtual consultation once your information is submitted. If this is a follow-up, additional paperwork is not necessary.

Our staff can answer any questions that you may have regarding this process including the emailing of any relevant high resolution, close-up photos that are in focus (if relevant).

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A Message Regarding Coronavirus/COVID-19

In light of the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, we would like to let you know of some of the major precautions we are taking in our office to maximize cleanliness and keep the environment as sanitary and safe as possible. Our highest priority is always to ensure the safety of every individual who sees us and we are taking extreme infection-control measures to maintain cleanliness and “sterility” of surfaces and the overall environment.

We will be limiting dates and times for office appointments and consultations due to safety and other issues. Consequently, if you have already made an office appointment or consultation prior to March 18, 2020 to occur at a later time, this may need to be changed.

For anyone considering plastic surgery, we are now offering Virtual Consultations and Telemedicine through Skype. A great number of aesthetic or insurance-related issues can be evaluated via pictures and online video conferencing, making this an excellent way to find out more about particular procedures, determine candidacy for treatment, receive answers to questions and facilitate being able to move forward with care once the government lifts all restrictions.

In an abundance of caution, we are asking all current patients who are experiencing a fever, cough, chills, fatigue or any type of respiratory illness to please delay any upcoming appointments at our practice. We can talk with you by phone or email to establish a new date and time for the appointment.

We are all in this together. Our team urges everyone to follow the guidelines recommended by local health authorities and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which include frequent handwashing for a minimum of 20 seconds, social distancing, staying home if you are feeling sick, and contacting your healthcare provider if you feel you are experiencing symptoms.

For more information, please read our blog – Coronavirus and You: Important Information

For further updates, please check our blog.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us by phone or email.

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