Consultation for Meningeal or Tarlov Cyst Treatment

Consultation may be obtained long distance by sending information for review or by coming to Texas for an appointment in the clinic.

Office Consultation with Dr. Feigenbaum

To make an appointment, contact our office at (214) 351-8450.  Please bring your MRI imaging (film or disk) and radiology printed reports.  You will also need to bring your insurance cards and photo ID. Please arrive 30 minutes early to your appointment

What to expect from an office consultation

A special cushion is available to sit on during your appointment or you may lie down. If at any time you prefer to stand please do so. We want you to be as comfortable as possible. You will meet with Dr. Feigenbaum and one of his nurses. Dr. Feigenbaum will review your medical history and symptoms. Next he will perform a physical exam. You are not required to change into a patient gown but you will be asked to remove your shoes and socks. He will also view your imaging with you. He will discuss his opinion of your case and possible treatment options. If more studies are needed to determine if you are a surgical candidate then our office will assist in arranging. If surgery is offered Dr. Feigenbaum will explain the procedure and possible risks. When he has finished you will be given a chance to ask him questions. At the conclusion of your appointment you may also discuss concerns and questions with the nurse. If you decide to proceed with surgery the insurance approval process is started. This process may take a month or more. Once your insurance provider has approved the surgery you will be contacted by telephone of the next available surgery date. Surgeries tend to book out at least three months in advance.

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Phone Consultation with Dr. Feigenbaum

To have a phone consultation, you must send in all information for review.  Your phone consultation will be schedule ONLY when Dr. Feigenbaum has reviewed all required patient information.  Feigenbaum Neurosurgery does not charge for a phone consultation.

What to expect from a phone consultation

Dr. Feigenbaum will call you directly to review your symptoms and discuss treatment options.  Dr. Feigenbaum will ask many questions about your symptoms and view your imaging.  He will also review your medical history and discuss his opinion of your case and possible treatment options.  If more studies are needed to determine if you are a surgical candidate then he may contact your primary care doctor to assist in arranging.  If surgery is offered Dr. Feigenbaum will explain the procedure and possible risks.  When he has finished you will be given a chance to ask him questions.  If you decide to proceed with surgery you may tell Dr. Feigenbaum that you desire to have the surgery or you can call back later to notify our office.  Once we know you want to proceed then Dr. Feigenbaum will dictate a note to be sent to your insurance provider.  Once your insurance provider has approved the surgery you will be contacted by phone of the next surgery date available.  Surgeries tend to book out at least three months in advance.

Note: The most expedient option is to schedule an office consultation in Texas.

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