Every person's clinical situation is different and our treatment programs are
very individualized. Therefore, we cannot list our fees for services over the
internet. Please call our New Patient Services Department at the center at
845-368-4700 to get more detailed information.
A patient visiting our office for the first time usually meets with a
physician assistant who reviews the patient's medical
history and conducts a complete physical examination. Then the
patient meets with one of our doctors to discuss the patient's condition and to
outline a treatment program. The doctor and/or physician assistant may then
order laboratory tests. The patient then meets with a lifestyle counselor to discuss diet and
lifestyle changes necessary to help incorporate our treatment program into his
or her daily life, thereby making the journey towards better health as easy as
On the second visit, laboratory
test results are reviewed, we follow up on the patient's progress and make any
necessary changes to the patient's program. Follow-up visits are then
Nutrition Assessment for the Well Individual
Recently there has been an explosion of information about
nutritional therapy that has been both educational and confusing.
There’s advice coming from many sources, some professional and some
Our medical practice has been on the cutting edge
in the use of nutritional therapy for almost 35 years.
We’ve developed a program specifically for the well individual who has
no known chronic health problems. It
is composed of several parts.
This is not a substitute for a comprehensive medical evaluation.
The primary purpose is to help identify specific dietary guidelines and
nutrients for each individual, based on his/her “nutritional history”.
We also want to help identify your risks for chronic illness and help
reduce that risk and/or delay onset. This
fee may not be covered by your insurance company and will be coded as preventive
you will fill out a health history and life-style assessment. This is the
information foundation—a verbal picture of you. You will also fill out a
seven-day food diary.
you will have a personal interview with a Physician Assistant who will analyze this information, do a focused physical
examination (oriented specifically to identifying nutritional needs – this
will not include a gynecological exam), order laboratory tests, and establish
preliminary recommendations. Then you will go to the laboratory to do the recommended testing.
you will return for a brief office visit with the practitioner
who will review the laboratory test results (giving you your personal copies)
and incorporate the findings into your treatment plan which may include
nutritional supplements and lifestyle changes. Afterwards you will
meet with a lifestyle counselor, who will outline
specific dietary guidelines. You will also get a packet of information
describing other services available at our office—for future reference and/or