West Texas Digestive Disease Center

PATIENT INFORMATION

Doctor Responsibilities:

 

  • Explain diseases, treatments and results in an easy-to-understand way.
  • Listen to my patients’ feelings and questions and help them make decisions about their care.
  • Keep treatments, discussions and records private.
  • Provide 24 hour access to medical care and same day appointments, whenever possible.
  • Provide instructions on how to meet your health care needs when the office is not open.
  • To care for you to the best of my abilities based on my understanding of current
  • medical methods available.
  • Give my patients clear directions about medicines and other treatments.
  • Send my patients to trusted experts, if needed.
  • End every visit with clear instructions about expectations, treatment goals and future plans.

 

Patient Responsibilities

 

  • Ask questions, share your feelings and be part of your care.
  • Be honest about your history, symptoms and other important information about your health.
  • Tell your doctor about any changes in your health and wellbeing.
  • Take all of your medicine and follow your doctor’s advice.
  • Make healthy decisions about your daily habits and lifestyle.
  • Prepare for and keep scheduled visits or reschedule visits in advance whenever possible.
  • Call your doctor first with all problems, unless it is a medical emergency.
  • End every office visit with a clear understanding of your doctor’s expectations, treatment goals and future plans for you.

West Texas Digestive Disease

5115 80th Street

Lubbock, TX 79424