Neurosurgery - Admission Information

Admissions Policy The Neurosurgical Associates of the House Clinic offer comprehensive treatment of neurologic disorders, including acoustic neuroma, meningioma, neurofibromatosis, spine and brain tumor surgery.

Appointments-Office Hours: Regular office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Preliminary tests may be scheduled as early as 8:00 a.m. You need not be referred by a physician in order to make an appointment unless your insurance requires a referral. You must bring all imaging studies, including CT or MRI, with you to your appointment or send them by mail ahead of time. When calling the office to make an appointment with a neurosurgeon, ask for Sharonette Briggs, the neurosurgery coordinator. Our direct office extension is 213-353-7067. If you are unable to keep an appointment please give us at least 48 hours notice of cancellation so that we may give this appointment time to another patient who needs to see your doctor.

Your Office Visit: We encourage patients to bring their spouse, a family member, or a friend. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment in order to complete paperwork.

Fee Policy of the House Clinic: We recognize the need for a definite understanding between the patient and his doctor regarding financial arrangement for medical and surgical care. The doctors of the House Clinic have established fees for professional services to their patients. The responsibility for payment of these fees is the direct obligation of the patient. The exception is for those cases where the patient's insurance provider has signed a contract with the House Clinic.

The House Clinic will be pleased to provide its standard information form to the patient for insurance purposes.