About Your Appointment

At Weill Cornell Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology, you will receive the highest quality care provided by our team of healthcare providers. Nurses, technicians, and trainees may assist your doctor during your visit. These individuals have special training and skills that make them an important part of our patient care team.

Length of Visit

Your physician will spend as much time as necessary in order to ensure an appropriate assessment and understanding of your pregnancy or gynecological condition. We recommend allowing 1-2 hours for your appointment, and for possible delays, and know that you will have the full time needed with your doctor.

Day of Visit
  • Please arrive 15 minutes in advance of your scheduled appointment in order to complete any required paperwork. Speed your check-in process through eCheck-in.
  • Please call our offices immediately if you will be late or if you need to cancel your appointment (24 hours notice is required when cancelling your appointment).
  • Please bring your ID and insurance cards.
  • If your insurance plan requires it, please obtain authorization before arriving to your appointment.
  • If you are scheduled for an Ob/Gyn ultrasound or Antepartum Fetal Testing exam, please bring a referral and present it at time of check-in to avoid delays.
  • Please notify us on the day of your appointment if there have been any changes to your demographics and/or insurance information since your last visit with us.
  • Please understand that, in accordance with Weill Cornell Medicine‚Äôs requirements, we regret that we are unable to see patients for examination without the appropriate referral. This includes any referrals that have been obtained but are not available or cannot be verified at patient check-in.

Visit Checklist

The following list will help you remember applicable items and information to bring with you to your appointment.

  • Medical records, like consultation notes and operative reports
  • Radiological films, like CT, MRI, or X-ray
  • Lab reports
  • List of any medications that you may be taking and their dosages
  • Your insurance card / information (e.g., HMO, Medicare, Medicaid)
  • Any completed intake forms
  • Name, address, phone number, and fax number of your pharmacy
  • A list of any questions you may have for your doctor
  • Co-payment for visit, if applicable

If you are insured under a managed care plan, before your appointment:

  • Confirm that the provider you will be seeing is a participating provider in your plan and that you have obtained any prior authorization, if applicable.
  • Confirm that any service you will be receiving is covered under your plan and obtain any prior authorization, if applicable.
  • Obtain any necessary referral(s) before your appointment, if applicable.
  • Be prepared to pay your co-payment at time of service.

If you do not have insurance or the doctor you are seeing does not participate in your insurance plan, you are required to pay for your visit in full at time of service.