Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. White a participating provider in my insurance plan?

Dr. White accepts Medicare assignment and is contracted with most major insurance providers including:

Aetna
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Beechstreet
Cigna
HMO Illinois
Humana PPO/POS
Humana HMO
Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
Unicare
United Health Care

It is advisable to contact your insurer prior to scheduling an appointment to verify coverage and benefits.

What hospital does Dr. White practice at?

Dr. White has admitting and surgical privileges at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL.  He does not perform surgery or see patients at any other health care facility.

What should I bring to my first appointment?

Insurance cards, picture ID, medication list, pertinent test results and films if performed at a facility other than Lutheran General Hospital.  All tests done at Lutheran General Hospital can be viewed online in Dr. White’s office.

Will my primary care physician be informed of diagnostic findings and treatment recommendations?

Office consultations, test results, follow-up and treatment recommendations are routinely communicated in writing to the patient’s referring physician.   It is the patient’s responsibility to identify additional physicians or health care providers to whom they wish this information sent.

How do I obtain copies of test results or medical records?

Authorization forms for the release of medical records must be completed.  Please allow 5-10 business days for completion of a record request.