require referral from a doctor or therapist:
Please complete the consultation request
and fax it to us.
To all our new patients:
Transfer patients: Dr.
Thiyaga does not have your old medical records if you have seen him at his old
practice. Request your medical records transferred to Dr. Thiyaga's new
practice by contacting his old practice at 864 242 6447 or 864 855 1633. You
can also send a fax to 864 855 1323 requesting transfer of records. Dr.
Thiyaga's new fax # 864 286 3077. We will still see you without your old
medical records, if there is any delay in getting the records.
We are working towards paperless office! We offer
online forms, electronic medical record (EMR) and electronic prescriptions
(e-prescriptions). We eliminated the need for printed new patient questionnaires. No more waiting in the medical office, filling out 5-6 pages of medical
For your convenience, We are online: follow these steps:
Please download this
give us consent to treat you.
your medical information online using our secure
link (SSL encryption) and arrive at our office 20 minutes prior to your
scheduled appointment. Its important you answer all questions, do not skip! if
you omit any question, you may need to update again, in our office computers.
Please pay attention: if you are claiming disability welfare or work restrictions you need to
complete the relevant sections, otherwise we don't have your information to
complete insurance forms, claim forms, letter to employer or medical-legal
Please try to complete online before 7am on the day
of consultation. Your information is reviewed by Dr. Thiyaga or medical
staff from 7am onwards. Preview of your information helps us to start
planning your treatment options. Information entered after 7am will be
reviewed at time of consultation.
Arrive at our office at least 45 minutes prior to the scheduled
appointment and enter your information using our computers. We have assistants
to help you navigate our computer program that will walk you through your
medical history. By using the computer mouse, you can click your choice and
enter your entire medical history in less than 30 minutes. Dr. Thiyaga will
see you immediately after entering all necessary information into our system.
We value your time, and need to help you as soon as you step into our office.
Please bring your medication bottles, any available medical record, MRI /
CT images when you visit us. Dr. Thiyaga is very much interested in reading
your images. Your referring doctor, does not send the real images, he or
she will only fax a radiologist's report. A radiologist's report is good for
radiological interpretation, it may be different from pain physician's
perspective. Dr. Thiyaga is interested in examining a patient and correlate
pain with image findings and offer treatment options that will suit the
patient. After all, we treat pain not the radiologist's report! Please obtain
MRI images from the facility it was taken, we prefer them on a CD (compact
disc). We don't have access to your images unless you personally bring them to
Online access to medical history and new patient questionnaire:
the link will open into our secure online network. No password required.
Follow-up patients, need not worry, our
assistants will update your information, please arrive at our office as per
instruction given at check-out, usually 15 minutes prior to appoinment.