Announcing New Physicians at Advanced Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
All three general orthopedic surgeons join our team on November 1, 2023 and will see patients from their current office in Kingwood, Texas. This location is new to AOSM, but these physicians have been at this location for many years while employed with UT Physicians. Their office is located at 601 Rockmead Drive Suite 100, Kingwood, TX 77339.
Some same or next day appointments may be available following 11/1 dependent on insurance coverage. These providers may be out of network in some insurances until the credentialing process is finalized. Get scheduled today by calling . Call now for eligibility and availability. Click here to view their letter to patients regarding the Notice of Practice Change.
Advanced Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Announces Partnership with Legent North Houston Surgical Hospital
Tomball, Tx., June 30, 2023 –Advanced Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine (AOSM), a division of OrthoLoneStar with its principal place of business in Houston. Harris County is excited to announce its ground-breaking partnership with Legent North Houston Surgical Hospital located in Tomball, TX aimed at providing exceptional patient centered care by focusing on the most important partnership in health care – the patient-physician relationship.
“Patients with better care experiences often have better health outcomes. For 40 years, compassionate, quality patient care has been our number one priority. The partnership with Legent North Houston Surgical Hospital is consistent with our mission to provide the highest quality orthopedic outcomes at the best value across the state of Texas. We believe we can influence and improve medical practice through Independent, Physician Led healthcare.” – Dr. Drew Fehsenfeld, M.D., Ph. D.
The alignment with PSN’s Legent North Houston Surgical Hospital (LNHSH) will enable providers to deliver high-quality cost effective care to patients close to their homes, while helping reduce emotional and financial burdens on patients and caregivers. With robotic assisted OR capabilities, surgeons of AOSM are confident in the facility’s ability to improve outcomes by delivering precise care and expanding surgeons’ capabilities to perform minimally invasive surgery for even the most complicated scenarios.
About Advanced Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
Advanced Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine provides a comprehensive range of diagnostic services and treatments to residents of Houston, Cypress, Tomball, Spring and surrounding areas. Since 1983, we have been the community's premier orthopaedic provider of choice, offering the latest advances in orthopedic treatment and surgery as Our patients have access to joint replacement and arthroscopy surgeries, rheumatology, bone correction and fracture treatment, pain management, joint injections, spinal injections, orthopedic spine surgery, physical therapy, occupational hand therapy and more, as well as rehabilitation services in a warm, welcoming environment. At AOSM, we have a collaborative team of board-certified and double-board-certified orthopaedic specialists who practice alongside sports medicine specialists, physical therapists, rheumatologist and pain management specialists.
For more information, visit Advanced Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine online at www.advancedosm.com.
Availability Of Good-Faith Estimates :: Prescription Refills & Voicemails Announcement :: Pre-Appointment Precautions :: Guidelines for In-Office Appointments :: Telemedicine Now Available
AVAILABILITY OF GOOD-FAITH ESTIMATES
Beginning on January 1, 2022, Advanced Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine (AOSM) will make “Good Faith Estimates” of charges available to patients who are not covered by commercial health insurance or a federal health care program.
Under the No Surprises Act, you have the right to receive a “Good Faith Estimate” explaining how much your medical care will cost.
Under the law, health care providers and health care facilities are required to give patients who don’t have insurance or who are not using insurance an estimate of the bill for medical items and services.
- You have the right to receive a Good Faith Estimate for the total expected cost of any non-emergency items or services. This includes related costs like medical tests, prescription drugs, equipment, and hospital fees.
- Advanced Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, as your health care provider, will provide you with a Good Faith Estimate in writing at least 1 business day before your medical service or item. You can also ask our team for a Good Faith Estimate before you schedule an item or service. If you meet this criteria and you have not received a Good Faith Estimate of charges, please contact the billing department at 281-897-7400.
- If you receive a bill that is at least $400 more than your Good Faith Estimate, you can dispute the bill.
Make sure to save a copy or picture of your Good Faith Estimate.
For questions or more information about your right to a Good Faith Estimate, visit www.cms.gov/nosurprisesor call 1-800-633-4227.
Prescription Refills & Voicemails Announcement
For nearly 38 years, compassionate, quality patient care has been our number one priority. With you in mind, we work as quickly as possible to get prescription medication called into your select pharmacy and return voicemails in a timely fashion. Recent changes in Texas Health and Safety Code, has added several time consuming steps for prescribing certain medications including checking the Texas Prescription Monitoring database and two step authentication which can at times delay turnaround times. Please allow up to 24 hours for your prescriptions to be called in. Voicemails left for clinicians regarding prescription refill after 3PM will be addressed the following day. With this in mind, please contact your physician’s clinicians prior to running out of medication, preferably when you have a week or more of prescription medication remaining.
When making an appointment, all patients will be asked questions regarding symptoms of COVID-19, such as if you have any of the following, including fever over 100.4 degrees F, cough, or difficulty breathing. PLEASE NOT COME TO THE OFFICE IF YOU HAVE ANY OF THESE SYMPTOMS. Instead, you should call your PCP for further treatment recommendations. If you do not have a PCP, contact an urgent care or emergency room. Patients will also be asked if they have had contact with anyone known to have, or suspected of having infection with COVID-19. Those patients will not be allowed to schedule for at least 2 weeks.
Guidelines for In-Office Appointments
Patients with ANY symptoms of COVID-19 including fever over 100.4 degrees F, cough, or difficulty breathing, or recent exposure to other infected persons, SHOULD NOT ENTER THE CLINIC, and should call from home or their cell phone for further instructions. (281) 949-8509
Patients over the age of 18 should come alone, or will be allowed a maximum of one person to accompany them if absolutely necessary. Patients under the age of 18 should be accompanied by only one parent or guardian.
Telemedicine Now Available
If you would like to opt for a telemedicine appointment, please let the schedulers know when booking the appointment. For more information about our telemedicine appointment options, please visit telemed .