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FAQs

Are my medical records kept private and confidential?

Your medical file is handled with the utmost respect for your privacy. Our staff are bound by strict confidentiality requirements as a condition of employment regarding your medical records. The staff at OGA  abide strictly by the HIPPA.

The staff at OGA will not release the contents of your medical file without your consent.

What should I expect during my first visit?

The best and only way to find out which treatment is right for you, is to consult our doctors who will listen to your needs, examine you and provide you with educated advice. They will also tell you what you need to know about the treatment you are interested in, or recommend another to meet your needs and goals.

Fees & Insurance

What about your fees?

Information on our current fee structure is available from our office.

What about insurance coverage?

Please contact our Patient Financial Specialists (PFS) at 713-512-7000 or 713-512-7500 and they will be happy to assist you.

What are your acceptable means of payment?

Bank check, personal check, cash or credit cards (MasterCard, VISA) are acceptable means of payment. For added convenience, We also have online bill payment facility.

Click here for online bill payment link.

The costs of surgery relate to

  1. Surgeon and assistant surgeon
  2. Anesthetist
  3. Hospital
  4. Ancillary charge (pharmacy, non-rebated instruments etc.)
Our office can advise you on all matters relating to the financial costs of the other people involved in your care.

For your convenience, each OGA physician has a patient financial specialist to assist you with any insurance questions and provide financial options.