IN THIS VIDEO, PROF MOHAMMED MUHTASEB DISCUSSES THE VALUE OF AN INITIAL CONSULTATION
“Oh, that sounds expensive”
The cost of an initial consultation and the surgical procedure after that is a consideration for all patients.
The value of the consultation is in the time and detail of the assessment that I undertake with patients. The time spent considering the requirements of the patient and the attention to fine details in the preoperative planning are all part of the information I gather.
I also have a very detailed discussion of the risks and benefits of the different kinds of interventions that are available to my patients. On some occasions, I recommend that a patient does not undergo any intervention at all…