Q: Will Dr. Patellis be participating in the MDVIP program?
A: No. Dr. Patellis has no plans to participate
in this program.
Q: Which hospital is Dr. Patellis affiliated with?
A: Dr. Patellis
utilizes the services of the hospitalists at both Crestwood Medical Center and Huntsville/Madison Hospitals.
How does Dr. Patellis handle emergencies after office hours?
A: If there is a life threatening emergency
after hours, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. If there is a serious situation that you feel needs
Dr. Patellis' immediate attention, you can call the office number and you will be instructed on how to get in touch with the
Q: Which lab does Dr. Patellis use?
A: As of October 30, 2015 we started doing
all routine labs in-house. More complex labs are sent out to Labcorp. If you insurance requires you
to use a different lab, please let our staff know and we will be glad to accommodate your request.
Are walk-ins accepted?
A: No, but our office will make every effort to "work-in" existing
patients. Please call the office so that our staff can tell you the best time to come.
How does Dr. Patellis handle medication refills?
A: If you need a medication refilled outside of
your appointment time, simply call the office number and leave a message on our Prescription Line. If there are no issues,
your prescription will be refilled within 24 hours. Please note that Narcotics and other Controlled Substances require
you to be seen by Dr. Patellis for refills.