New Patient's Information
The types of conditions treated
Dr. Eugene Wong is an orthopedic surgeon. He treats all aspects of the bone ,spine and joints, from tendons, muscles to nerves. Dr. Wong is a Consultant in Orthopedic Surgery and in Spine Surgery. You can see his resume here. Dr. Eugene Wong is a firm believer in the role of the physician as an educator. We don't do things to you, we do them for and with you. Patient education is an important part of our practice.
You will have a consultation with the doctor to discuss your health-related problems, concerns, as well as your health goals for the future.
History and Examination
A detailed history and a number of specialized orthopaedic tests will be performed to determine which part of your system is affected.
Depending on your exam, the doctor may determine which imaging studies are necessary to either rule out more serious conditions or assist us in developing the most effective plan to restore your health.
Report of Findings
Your second visit will include your complete Report of Findings from all the tests performed. Please be sure to schedule this visit at a time in which your spouse (or friend) can accompany you.
Prior to leaving, you will be given instructions on certain activities or procedures to be conducted at home. This may include ice or heat application, avoidance of certain activities or positions, as well as home exercises and/or stretches.
Schedule Your Next Appointment
You will be given a convenient appointment time for your follow-up visits.
When should I have my first appointment?
You should have been instructed by your referring doctor concerning how urgent your problem is and when you should be seen. The section below is for general guidance; it cannot substitute for the judgement of your referring physician. The referring physician should have said call right away for an appointment. It is unlikely that they said that you had to be seen right away. If in doubt, ask the referring physician.
What should I bring to my first appointment?
Be sure to bring:
1) The report from your referring doctor.
2) The imaging films and CDs, if any were taken
3) Your insurance information; please determine if you have a co-pay and how much it is. If you do not know, contact your insurance plan.
4) Here are forms you can download, fill out, and bring with you. It will save you time in the office.
I look forward to seeing you! - Dr. Eugene Wong