Phone Consultation Hours
Schedule a Phone or Online Consultation
Dr. Madden works with some patients in person and others on the phone, depending on their individual health needs, problems and locations. He can work with you over the phone because many of the health programs he designs are based on the results of lab tests that are easily done in the privacy of your own home.
Before your initial consultation, it will be determined whether an office or phone meeting is required. Download and fill out the New Patient Paperwork and Health Appraisal Questionnaire, and then either fax, scan and email or send by regular mail. Dr. Madden will then go over it and better determine what kind of consultation you may need. During that first consultation, Dr. Madden will review your paperwork, personal and family health history and either outline a treatment program or make recommendations for lab tests that are appropriate for your specific health issues. Make sure to total up and mark the results of the Health Appraisal Questionnaire on the graph page.
A typical test would be is a saliva test; to test the potential levels of Adrenal Exhaustion and of Female and Male hormones. Click for link to explain Saliva test and costs. Additional tests that may be needed could be stool, urine or single blood-spot tests. Health programs are then based on the specific results of these lab tests that assess the functions of three main body systems; adrenal/hormonal, digestive and detoxification.
Once the lab work is completed, the meaning of your test results are sent to you and will be explained in a follow-up consultation. An individualized health program based on your specific lab results will then be created. This program may include one or more of the following: diet changes, nutritional supplements, exercise, lifestyle and stress management recommendations. Subsequent office visits are scheduled to monitor your progress and modify your program as you respond.
How long is the initial consultation?
Your first consultation will normally take 45 - 60 minutes.
What is the fee for a consultation or Office visit?
The fee for the first consultation is based on the amount of time you spend, which is generally 45 minutes to an hour ($75 to $100). The breakdown of time increments is below. Follow up office visits are generally 15-30 minutes..
New Patient consultation: $100 (45 minutes - 1 hour)
1 hour: $100
45 minutes: $ 75
30 minutes: $ 50
15 minutes: $ 30
Payment is due at time of consultation
Methods of payment are: Personal check (sent in advance) Visa, MasterCard or American Express. You can download the credit card authorization form here.
All consultations are time recorded from the time the appointment begins; you will only be billed for the actual time used.
For more information, please see the complete list of our Policies and Procedures.
What do I need to do to get started?
- Call our office at 619-417-8411 to schedule a consultation
- Print and complete the New Patient Paperwork.
- Prior to your consultation: Get the New Patient paperwork to us.
- Fax it to 619-265-1469
- If you prefer, we can email or fax you the forms. Be sure to make this request when you schedule your appointment.