Patient Information

  • Medicare
  • Empire Plan (underwritten by UnitedHealthCare)
  • Most Commercial Plans (GHI, Oxford, Empire BlueCross, Cigna) – subject to verification of benefits
  • 1199, Fidelis (subject to availability)

There are many plans in the market now and new ones are created every day. We try to stay informed but sometimes it is very difficult to say upfront which could be accepted and which could not.

Please have your insurance card handy and be ready to send it via e-mail to email here or fax to (718) 648-4647. We will investigate the availability of benefits and will let you know.

If you are a current patient and you want to stay with us but need to change your health insurance coverage – please let us know IN ADVANCE – so that we could help you to make an informed choice. In any case you have to notify us about ANY changes in your Health Insurance coverage BEFORE the care is provided. Otherwise you may be personally liable for the fees incurred.

  • Insurance ID cards
  • Picture ID (Driver License, Passport, Green Card)
  • Name, address and telephone of your Family Doctor or Primary Care Physician
  • Name, address and telephone of your Pharmacy
  • ALL of the medications you are currently taking
  • Recent Lab results and Radiology reports (X-Ray, MRI, CT-Scan). Please, bring actual films if available and Dr. Sokolova will read your Xray herself.

You will need to provide Address, Telephone, Date of Birth and Social Security Number for yourself and primary policyholder (if you are a dependent).

  • Medicaid only (without Medicare)
  • Aetna
  • Medicare Advantage Plans

BUT — You don’t need to have insurance or become a patient in order to participate in our Wellness, Rejuvenation and «Life Without Pain» programs.

  • Demographic, Billing and Medical History Forms to be completed
  • Blood Pressure, Height, Weight, Temperature taken
  • Past Medical History, and Medications recorded by staff
  • Medical history and Examination and explanation of your diagnosis and treatment plan done Physician
  • Perform Lab tests and other procedures as directed by Physician — we explain to you all «why»
  • Most medications prescription will be sent electronically to your pharmacy.
  • If you have a serious condition, like fracture, acute pain or a Life-threatening situation (Chest pain, Poisoning, severe shortness of breath, weakness in extremityes, loss of consciousness, etc) — please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. If you are a current patient of Dr. Sokolova — please give our address and telephone number to hospital personnel. It is always a good idea to have a list of all of your current medications and contact information handy. We request you to notify us about this kind of emergency as soon as practical and possible for a better coordination of care.
  • If you are in a stable condition but need an urgent care due to a severe Joint Pain or similar — please call us and we will try our best to accomodate your needs. If we grant you an urgent appointment — please be on time and be patient and respectful to others even if you will have to wait longer.