Everything You Need to Know for Your First Appointment
As part of our effort to restore you to good health, the UC Health Pancreatic Disease Center offers clinical consultations for patients by appointment every Wednesday.
We welcome both inpatient and outpatient referrals from across the nation. Patients are welcome to schedule appointments without a physician referral.
What to Bring to Your First Appointment
To ensure you get the most out of your first visit with us, please bring the following:
- Release of Medical Information if you have not been referred by your attending physician or specialist. This allows us access to your medical records.
- Insurance card.
- List of current medications, including dosage and frequency information.
- Most recent CT scan on film or disc.
What to Expect at Your First Appointment
Your first appointment will last 45 minutes to one hour. Please arrive 15 minutes ahead of time. You are always welcome to bring a family member or friend with you to your appointments for support and encouragement.
Here is what you can expect during your first appointment:
A consultation to review your complete health history, a review of your medical records and a physical exam.
Your nurse or attending physician may also request tests to evaluate your pancreatic enzyme levels, liver functions and tumor markers.