Planning ahead and being prepared helps ease the way and decrease your wait. Filling out paperwork and faxing your insurance information before your appointment assists us in making sure that your appointment is as productive as possible. Making a list of the medications your child takes at home and bringing it with you to your appointment is also helpful.
If a physician outside of Boston Children’s Hospital is referring you, it's helpful to bring a letter from your doctor telling us what the doctor’s concerns are, along with any x-rays or ultrasounds that may have been taken.
A typical consultation visit to the Hypertension Program will include a one-hour meeting with the physician and an additional half hour meeting with our nutritionist.