New Patient Information
A number of our new patients come to us through the emergency room. Others are referred by their primary care physician or neurologist. And still others come to us for a second opinion when their choices elsewhere are limited.
No matter how you become a new patient at The Ben & Catherine Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment, you’ll find the best possible care and support for you and your family during this difficult time.
In addition to expert care in a nationally renowned brain tumor center, we have a fully integrated patient support program for our patients and families.
Items to Bring to Your First Appointment
Our patient coordinator will collect the information we will need to start treatment planning. If you have any questions, give us a call.
It is important for you to bring the following to your first appointment:
What to Expect at Your First Appointment
When you come to your first appointment at the Ivy Center, you’ll meet with your brain tumor specialist who will review your imaging and test results. We will talk with you about the next steps, review your treatment options, and share information about education resources and support services with you.
After your first appointment, you can expect to receive a customized care plan designed specifically for your needs. This plan is put together with the input of our multidisciplinary team of brain cancer specialists to give you the best possible outcome.