FAQ

 

How long does it take to get an appointment?
It will depend on my availability but will be within two to three weeks. I will do everything to assist you in scheduling an appointment as quickly as possible.

Do you require all documents for treatment planning in English?
Yes. All documents must be translated into English. If you send or bring medical documents in any other language, your treatment will be delayed. You can send in your documents for an estimate and treatment planning to: ips@drkumaresh.com

How can I trust you?
I have a wide experience and international exposure in my specialty. My competence & skills are acknowledged & accepted internationally. I have returned back from the US and practice in hospitals where the same ambience & medical equipment's are available as found in any western hospital. The patient testimonials and video testimonials are further proof of my competence.

Can I pay for my treatment in installments?
Unfortunately, it is not possible. The payment is required in full, prior to any international patient receiving my services or before commencement of treatment. Also you need to send an advance before your arrival for confirmation of my services.

Is it possible to get a discount?
My patients satisfaction is my ulterior motto, if you are n insurance patients, unfortunately not much can be done except trying my best to get you a free upgarde. However if you are a cash ptient or an Interntional patient, I shall try my best to get the best possible rates.

Should someone come along with me on the day of surgery? It is better if you can come with a companion, it can be your spouse, family member or friend.

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How can I refer a patient?

I request you to provide the patients history including lab, radiology and other test results. The information must be in English. Upon receipt I will give a detailed plan and also the cost estimate. You can email the details to patients@drkumaresh.com

Can I get Second Opinion from you?
I am of the opinion that patients should always receive the best of care and treatment and their safety should not be compromised. No doctor does anything wantedly to make a wrong dignosis/treatment. You might still seek a second opinion if you are concerned about your diagnosis or the treatment plan particularly in challenging problems. Fix an appointment and come with your queries and I shall try to address all of them and live upto your expectations

What are the rules of the clinic?
Consultations are by appointment basis only, if you are late by 30 minutes you will be charges extra Rs.100. If you are late by more than 45 minutes you will be treated as a patient without appointment. Soon an online appointment system with prepayment is being worked out and patients will be seen only if they had paid and taken appointment in advance

What are the facilities available?
Routine consulttions, OPD diagnostic devices and ear piercing are done, there is facility for hearing testing and hearing aid dispensing. Blood collection is available from 6.30 AM. Audiology is outsourced and so is the blood collection

Are your charges Transparent?
Consultation charges, procedure charges and charges for the lab and hearings aids re given in advance. You pay what was quoted

Do you undertake cochlear implantation?
Yes, I have been fellowship trained in Neurotology in which Cochlear Implantation is an integral part of training. I have also recently conducted an International workshop in Cochlear Implantation.