Consultations

To complete the necessary paperwork we request you arrive 10 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time.

The following will be required:

  • A current referral from you GP
  • Medicare card
  • Membership details of your private health fund insurance or WorkCover insurer
  • Any relevant X-rays, ultrasounds, MRIs, bone or CT scans from previous procedures
  • Copies of operation records, medical records, X-rays, MRIs, CT scans, bone scans, ultrasounds and so on from prior doctors’ appointments that relate to your problem area (even if you have been told that they are normal).
  • If you have seen a physiotherapist, please bring a progress letter from the therapist.
  • If you have had surgery elsewhere, please bring a copy of your operation report.
  • A list of all medications that you are currently taking and their doses.
  • A list of any known drug allergies and the symptoms you may have from taking these medicines.
  • Any medical information or reasons for admission to hospital.
  • Your health insurance information.
  • Your claim number if it is a Worker's Compensation injury.

Mr Chehata encourages you to ask questions during your consultation to ensure you understand any treatment or required surgery.

Should you be unable to attend an appointment please contact the practice as soon as possible.

What to Wear:

If you are having shoulder or elbow problems, please wear a singlet or a top that has few buttons. Ladies, please ensure that underclothing is worn to allow the shoulder to be examined with the outer garments removed.