What do I need to bring to my new patient appointment?

  • Your diagnostic films and reports (MRI, CT Scans, EMGs, etc.) Without your diagnostic films we are unable to accurately evaluate your condition.
  • New Patient Packet  (4 Pages from Blue Button on website)
  • Insurance card(s) & Photo ID
  • Referral from your referring or primary care physician (if applicable)
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time.
  • Allow at least 2 hours for a New Patient Appointment.

Where do you perform surgery?

  • Northside Cherokee Hospital and Northside Atlanta Hospital

What types of insurance do you accept?

  • Most major insurance plans are accepted. Please contact us for more specific information.
  • If you are filing a worker’s compensation claim, we will need approval PRIOR to scheduling your appointment. 
  • If you are filing an auto accident claim, we will need approval PRIOR to scheduling your appointment.
  • We do not accept 3rd Party Liability or Attorney Liens.

Why do I need a referral from a physician to be seen by a neurosurgeon?

  • A primary care physician or other referring physician will perform the appropriate evaluation and diagnostic tests to determine if a neurosurgeon can assist with your medical condition.

Do you charge for forms to be completed?

  •  No. We do request a 2 week turn around time, Since Dr Javed and his nurse practitioner are in surgery most of the time and they are the only ones authorized to complete forms.

Can I get my prescription refilled by phone?

  • Yes, please allow 2 business days to get prescriptions called in to your pharmacy.