New patients appointments can usually be scheduled within two weeks of the initial request for an appointment. It is advisable for patients to be seen as quickly as possible, preferably before receiving treatment elsewhere. This maximizes treatment options for the best possible outcome.
If I am a physician, how do I refer a patient to the Institue?
If I am an individual with Myeloma, how do I become a patient of the Myeloma Institute?
The assistant who takes your call will send you a packet of information about the Myeloma Institute. Included with the packet are maps and a list of area hotels. One of the Myeloma Institute nurses may call you or your physician if there is specific medical information that needs to be discussed prior to your appointment. We will advise you and your physician about medical records that should be brought with you on your first visit. Your records from prior treatment are useful in the process of making a diagnosis and outlining a treatment plan. We will keep your physician informed about the progress of your care at the Myeloma Institute.
What if I live outside the United States?
Jo Smith, Director, Special Services – 501-526-6261 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Myeloma Institute has access to a large number of medical interpreters, certified to translate health information for patient and family members in languages such as Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Italian and Vietnamese.
How will my doctor at home be kept up to date about my treatment at the Myeloma Institute?