New Patient FAQ

Your first visit to Dermatology Specialists of Omaha establishes a foundation for our relationship with you.  To understand what to expect for your first visit to our practice, please read through this page.  Being prepared for your appointment will ensure that the provider has all the necessary information to provide the best possible care for you.

  • You will receive an automated reminder call or text 7 days and 2 days prior to your scheduled appointment.  This allows enough time if the need should arise to reschedule your appointment and allow another patient take your original appointment time.  If you should have any questions regarding your appointment time, please contact our office specialist to clarify.

  • To opt-out of text messaging, text STOP to 622-622 or contact our office to opt you out.

  • You can save some time at your first visit by completing the patient forms in advance of your appointment.   We offer 2 ways of getting this done.  You can print off the forms from this website, fill them out, and bring them to your visit.  To create a secure patient portal account, make sure our office has your email address and the office specialist will send you an invitiation to create an account and submit your completed forms prior to your appointment.  Either method, will help expedite your check in process with ease.

  • Make sure you have your insurance card and photo ID with you at check in.  The office specialist will scan a copy of both cards in our secure system as required by insurance.  Please be sure to review the Financial Disclosure.  It contains important information about our billing process and the responsibilities of the patient.  If your insurance requires you to pay a copay, the office specialist will colllect it from you at check-in.

  • Please arrive for your appointment 15 minutes early. This allows time for the office specialist to finalize the checkin process and answer any questions you may have. 

  • Make sure to bring a list of medications that you are currently using.  The Clinical Staff will ask you questions to understand your medical history and the condition you are being seen for.  Make sure you have questions for the provider.    We want you to feel you have all the information needed to understand your treatment and results.

  • A clinical staff member will be assisting the provider during your visit.

  • Once your appointment is done, make sure you stop by the front desk to check out.  There, you can schedule a follow up appointment or double check no additional information is required from you.

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