Your first visit to Center for Cosmetic and Clinical Dermatology involves a few special steps so that we can get to know you. To understand what to expect, please read through this page. You'll find all the practical information you need, such as a map and directions to our office, practice hours, payment policies and more.
There's also background information about our committed staff and our first visit procedures. You can also save some time by printing out and completing the patient forms in advance of your appointment.
Please print and fill out these forms so we can expedite your first visit:
Insurance and Billing
For clinical dermatology procedures (non-cosmetic), we participate with the following insurance plans:
- Adventist Healthnet
- Beech Street PPO
- Blue Cross/Blue Shield
- Cigna PPO
- Community Health Plan PPO
- Coventry National PPO (First Health Network)
- Johns Hopkins EHP
- Johns Hopkins US Family Health Plan
- Multiplan PPO
our office to verify acceptance of your plan. Qualifications for insurance coverage may differ due to the uniqueness of each procedure. When you call our office for an appointment, please have your insurance information available. If your insurance company requires a referral from your primary care doctor, please tell the receptionist and bring the completed form with you on the day of your appointment. Also, please bring a photo ID, such as a driver's license, with you to your appointment.
If we do not participate with your insurance plan, you will be required to pay in full at the time of service. We will be happy to provide you with the necessary forms needed to submit for reimbursement.
We request that you give us 24 hours notice when canceling your appointment. There is a $50.00 charge for regular (15 min) appointments missed without 24 hours notice and a $100.00 charge for extended (30 min) appointments missed without 24 hours notice.
We kindly request that all co-pays, deductibles, office visits (unless we participate with your insurance plan), cosmetic procedure fees and dermatology product fees be paid at the time of service. We accept checks, cash or credit cards.
What To Expect
Being well-prepared for your appointment will ensure that the doctor has all of the needed information to provide the best possible care for you. It will also help alleviate any unnecessary anxiety you may be feeling prior to your first appointment. Educate yourself on your symptoms by reviewing the content on this Web site. Also, take some time to review our staff page and familiarize yourself with the doctors. We look forward to your first visit.