How do I make an appointment at the Arthritis Center?
Have your Primary Care physician call our office and provide the Reason for your appointment and how quickly you need to be seen.
How soon should I arrive for my appointment?
Please arrive at least 35 minutes before your scheduled appointment to allow adequate time to complete your Medical history forms, Insurance information, emergency numbers, etc.
What should I bring to my appointment?
You should bring your Insurance cards, your medication list, recent lab tests and any Joint X-rays that your Doctor has completed.
Can I complete my Insurance Information, Medical History Forms, etc. on the Web?
Absolutely! By doing so you will save significant time and allow you to see your Doctor much sooner!
What Insurance Plans do you accept?
We accept most Major Insurance Plans available in the Tulsa area. We also accept self pay patients. We are not Medicaid providers.
How do I get my Medications refilled?
Simply call your Pharmacy and notify them you need your medication refilled. They will communicate with us electronically, saving you time and needless phone calls.
Can I complete my Laboratory tests and X-rays at your office?
Absolutely! We have a board certified Xray Technician and a certified Lab technician on site at all times.
Do you offer Osteoporosis Bone Density (DEXA) Testing at your office?
Absolutely! We are the only Rheumatology office in Tulsa with ISCD Board certified technicians on site. Our Physicians are also all ISCD board certified to more accurately interpret your Bone Density (DEXA) results.
Can I receive my Infusion Medication (Biologic) in your office?
Absolutely! We have provided on site Infusion services for our patients for over 15 years! We have highly experienced Infusion nurses and our Doctors are only steps away, when you receive your Medication. Our Physicians are ACLS trained and are able to provide Infusions at significant cost savings to you, compared to Hospital Infusion centers.
How do I learn more about your Clinical Trials and Research with New Arthritis Medications?
You may speak to any of our 4 Research Nurses for information on what Clinical Studies are available for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Scleroderma, etc. Participation in a Clinical Study is voluntary and may last more than a year, providing detailed, extensive Medical Care to you at no cost!
Helpful Links for Our Patients:
Click here to download the New Patient Packet (PDF) (coming soon)
Click here to make a payment (coming soon)
Educational Resources for Patients:
American College of Rheumatology: Patient Information http://www.rheumatology.org/Practice/Clinical/Patients/Information_for_Patients/
Lupus Foundation of America: http://www.lupus.org
Oklahoma Lupus Foundation: http://www.oklupus.org
National Osteoporosis Foundation: http://nof.org
National Scleroderma Foundation: http://www.scleroderma.org/site/PageServer
National Spondylitis Foundation: http://www.spondylitis.org
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (NIAMS): http://www.niams.nih.gov