Your first visit to Berkeley Family Medicine establishes a vital foundation for our relationship with you. During the first visit, we make sure to obtain important background information, like your medical history, and give you time to get to know your doctor. To understand what to expect for your first visit to our practice, please read through this page. You'll find all the practical information you need, such as a map and directions to our office(s), practice hours, payment policies and more. There's background information about our first visit procedures. You can even save some time at your first visit by printing out and completing the new patient forms in advance of your appointment.
Berkeley Family Medicine is committed to providing compassionate, patient-centered , high quality care that is available to patients from children through adulthood……every patient, every day, every encounter.
To fulfill this mission, we are committed to:
- Listening to those we are privileged to serve.
- Earn the trust and respect of patients, profession and community.
- Exceed your expectations.
- Ensure a creative, challenging and compassionate professional environment.
- Strive for continuous improvement at all levels.
Please print and fill out these forms so we can expedite your first visit:
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What to expect
Being well-prepared for your appointment will ensure that the doctor has all of the needed information to provide the best possible care for you. It also will help relieve any unnecessary anxiety you may be feeling. Educate yourself on your symptoms by reviewing the content on this Web site. Also, take some time to review our staff page and familarize yourself with the doctors. We look forward to your first visit.
We ask that you please bring your driver's license or photo ID, insurance card(s) and any copay that may be due to your first appointment. It is beneficial if you bring your complete medication list or the bottles of your current prescription and over-the-counter medications. This ensures that we can see you promptly and have an accurate record of information for you. If you have medical records being transferred to our office, please ensure that the appropriate forms are completed and returned so we can request them in a timely manner.