At POSMI we appreciate that you have a choice in your healthcare and in choosing your health care professional. Dr. Podesta is an expert in diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal injuries and will assure each patient benefits from that expertise. He fully understands the necessity to work in concert with each patient to make a correct diagnosis and then formulate and complete and comprehensive treatment program. Dr. Podesta expects each patient to be an active participant in their care from the time of their first visit through completion of treatment. Being prepared for your first visit will help you and your physician get the most out of your time spent at POSMI.
If you have been previously evaluated and treated by another physician for this condition it will be extremely helpful to bring all medical records, surgical reports, x-rays, MRIs, CT scans, NCV/EMG exams and blood work with you. You should also list all medications you are currently or have previously taken in the past as well as any adverse reactions or allergies you may have experienced.
Please complete all forms prior to your arrival at the office.