The University of Kansas Health System

Getting the most from your visit


Before your visit

  • Schedule your appointment by calling 913-588-1227.
  • Confirm the location and where to park.
  • Confirm the information you need to bring with you (insurance card, medical records, etc.).
  • Make a list of all medications you are taking, and note your symptoms, concerns about your condition and any questions you have.
  • Dress appropriately for the appointment.
  • Bring a friend or family member if you need assistance.

Your office visit

  • Arrive early.
  • Tell your doctor everything you know about your condition.
  • Take notes on your care team’s instructions.
  • Ask questions if you do not understand something.
  • Confirm the next steps.
  • Take all literature home with you to review.

After your visit

  • Read everything the doctor has suggested concerning your condition.
  • Follow your care team’s instructions for treatment.
  • Be sure to inform your doctor if anything about your condition changes.