What should I bring to my appointment?
Insurance card or workers compensation information
- Referral from primary care physician with authorization number (if required)
- List of current medications, allergies, name of primary care physician
- Cash, check or credit card to pay co-pay (Co-payments and outstanding balances are due at time of appointment)
- Previous medical records, x-rays if available
- Completed new patient information sheet and registration: Click here to download our Patient Information Sheet in PDF format.
- If you are a new patient, please arrive 15 minutes prior to appointment time to fill out paperwork (if unable to download form).
Does Shore Foot and Ankle accept my insurance?
For your convenience our office accepts most insurance plans.
Worker’s compensation is paying for my medical care related to my injury. What do I need to bring?
- Adjuster’s name, phone number and company name
- Claim number
- Date of injury
How do I get to Shore Foot & Ankle?
I don’t have X-ray’s to bring to my appointment…what do I do?
Shore foot and ankle provides convenient onsite x-ray services which can be performed during your appointment. Certain insurance carriers may require that you go to a radiology center for x-rays depending on your insurance plan.
I need to be fitted for an orthotic, brace, boot, or shoes…..Where should I go?
Shore Foot and Ankle provides services for custom inserts, diabetic shoes, ankle braces, and other specialty foot wear. We can handle most needs unless your insurance requires you to be fitted elsewhere for coverage.
I can’t find the appropriate foot care supplies at a local store? What should I do?
Shore Foot & Ankle has various foot care supplies, shoe inserts, and hard-to-find creams and padding’s available for purchase at a reasonable price.
Does my insurance cover routine foot care – nail and callus trimming?
Most insurances do not cover the routine cutting and trimming of nails and callus unless you meet specific criteria in relation to risk factors associated with conditions such as diabetes and peripheral vascular disease. We do provide routine foot care services to patients as an out-of-pocket expense.
I am scheduled for surgery at the hospital or surgical center. What do I need to do in order to prepare?
You will be consulted on your pre-operative instructions by our staff and an instruction sheet will be provided to you.
What can I expect after surgery?
Post-operative care and instructions specific to your procedure will be explained to you before and after surgery by the doctor. A generalized guide to post-operative care can be downloaded from our web site.