Frequently Asked Questions
What do I need to bring to my first office visit?
We look forward to your upcoming appointment with Medical Associates of Arlington. In order to make your appointment as pleasant as possible, please be sure to bring the following with you:
Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment so that the information above can be transferred into your electronic medical record.
Do I need to do anything special for follow-up visits?
Patients coming for a follow-up visit will be asked to inform us about any changes in the information or medical history obtained at their original visit. Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment so that this information can be updated in your electronic medical record.
Where can I get the registration forms?
What about after hours and weekend coverage for emergencies?
Medical Associates of Arlington provides coverage 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Should you need to reach us for an issue that can not wait until the next business day, please call our office at 703.717.4245 to reach our answering service. You will then be contacted by the physician on call. In case of an emergency or situation you consider critical, call 911 or immediately go to the Emergency Department at Virginia Hospital Center or the nearest medical facility.
How do I refill prescriptions?
We request that you call us for routine prescription refills during regular business hours. Prescription refills will not be filled after hours or on weekends.
What insurance plans does the office accept?
Medical Associates of Arlington participates with the insurance plans listed below. If you do not see your insurance plan included on the list, please feel free to contact us.
We require payment at the time of your appointment for services that are not covered by your insurance. Your insurance may require you to pay a co-payment at the time of your appointment; you are responsible for payment of the co-pay before any services are rendered. We accept cash, checks, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.
What are the office hours?
Our regular office hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please note that the office is closed each day from 12:30 noon to 1:00 p.m. for lunch. If the doctor is delayed due to an emergency, we will make every effort to notify you prior to your appointment.
What are the office policies for appointment cancellation, walk-ins, medical records and other issues?
2800 Shirlington Road
Arlington, VA 22206
1635 N. George Mason Drive
Arlington, VA 22205
Tel: (703) 717-4245
Fax: (703) 717-4248