Prior to your first appointment, you or your doctor should send your medical records, test results and slides. We will assist you in obtaining this information. If you have not already seen a doctor, you will not need to send us anything. At the time of the initial call, we will begin the registration process by collecting your address, insurance coverage and other information. Plan to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your appointment to complete registration.
We encourage you to bring a family member or friend to share in the consultation. Most patients find that having a support person is helpful, especially when you face important decisions about your health. You are welcome to bring a tape recorder to audio record your consultation.
Your appointment will take approximately 30 minutes. The scheduling coordinator will tell you how long the appointment is likely to take.
You can request a new patient appointment through one of the following:
- submit your appointment request via our online form at email@example.com,
- fax the downloadable document to (410) 614-8718, or
- call Ina Barnes, Patient Appointment Coordinator, at (410) 502-4245.
Each of these requests will be directed to Ina Barnes, Patient Appointment Coordinator, and you will be contacted for additional information to finalize scheduling of your appointment.
To make an appointment with Deborah Armstrong or another medical oncologist in the Ovarian Cancer Center, call (410) 955-8964. To arrange an appointment with our BOSS clinic, contact Linda Thompson at (410) 502-7082.
**Important: For patients with HMO Medical Insurance coverage, please note that you will need written authorization from your primary care provider to be seen at Johns Hopkins. Please ensure that the appropriate documents for referral are faxed to the patient appointment coordinator upon making an appointment.