Questions frequently asked of Dr. Colette Gordon
Dr. Colette Gordon receives many questions from het patients. A lot of them are probably the same questions you have. Though not a complete list, here are some frequently asked questions our office receives. If you have any that haven’t been answered here, please feel free to call us at (773) 281-7835 so we may help.
Q: How much do you charge for an immigration exam?
A: The basic exam is $100.00. Additionally you will have to pay for the cost of any labs or vaccines you may need. The more thorough your records are, the less expensive the exam. Immigration exams are not paid for by insurance as they are not considered medically necessary. Payment by cash or credit is required at the time of the exam.
Q: How long will it take to receive my I-693 Immigration Exam paperwork?
A: generally the labs take up to 72 hours to come back. Once they come back we can complete the paperwork that day and have it ready for you (provided the results are normal). You will receive the original paperwork in a sealed envelope as required by the USCIS and you will receive a copy for your records.
Q: Do you have yellow fever vaccines?
A: Yes we do. We are a yellow vaccine center and can administer the vaccines and complete the record showing you received it.
Q: Are you taking new public aid patients?
A: At this time, we do not participate in the public aid program including the managed care programs such as IlliniCare, Meridian, Aetna Better Health, etc. Please ask if we accept your insurance before making an appointment and coming to the office if their is any question. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Q: Do you treat children?
A: Dr. Bang treats children ages 9 and above. Dr. Gordon will complete school physicals for french speaking children.
Q: Does Dr. Colette Gordon and her staff call my prescriptions in or do they write paper prescriptions?
A: Actually, we send your prescriptions to your pharmacy electronically so it's waiting there for you to pick up. This doesn't apply to controlled substances such as Adderall, Norco, Vyvance and others which the state of Illinois requires we write out a paper prescription for. Those you will need to call in and request and we will have them written, signed and waiting for you at the front desk. Prescription refills are subject to your being in compliance with attending all your appointments so we may monitor the effectiveness of certain medications. We will discuss a follow up schedule with you at your appointment.