Before Your First Visit Prior to your scheduled visit we ask you to complete an online intake form through our secure patient portal, CHARM Electronic Health Records. The questionnaire is comprehensive because we want to develop a thorough understanding of your medical conditions and history. Please allow yourself at least one hour to complete the intake form to provide the doctor with this important information. Also, please note that the form should be submitted to us within 2 weeks from the time that you schedule your initial office visit. Dr. Taketa-Wong believes every patient deserves the highest quality holistic care, and this initial form allows her to be fully prepared for your first visit. It is also helpful to bring copies of your past lab work or imaging to your initial visit for Dr. Taketa-Wong to review.
Your Initial Office Visit Please allot 1.5 - 2 hours for your new patient visit with Dr. Taketa-Wong. During your initial office visit, the doctor will talk with you about the symptoms that concern you the most, as well as your health goals and how we can work in partnership to achieve them. She will also do a physical exam, order necessary laboratory testing, and recommend dietary guidelines, acupuncture, medicines or supplements.
Please remember to bring with you:
Any recent relevant lab test results and imaging reports
Your insurance card
If we are seeing your child as a patient and both parents are unable to come to the office visit, please print the consent forms sent to you, have both parents sign the forms and bring them to the office visit. If both parents will come to the office visit, you can sign the forms at the office. This does not apply if one parent has sole custody; in these cases the parent who has custody can sign the forms at the office.
Included in the Initial Consultation
Detailed review of medical history and current symptoms
Discussion of your health goals - outline a plan to work towards them
Nutritional and diet plans
Specialized laboratory test recommendations individualized to your condition
Hard copy of your individualized treatment plan, including descriptions and dosing of recommended medicines and supplements (Health Improvement Plan)
Updated review of medical history and current symptoms
Review of your health goals & outline a plan to work towards them
Nutritional and diet plans follow up
Specialized laboratory tests results and follow up
Hard copy of your updated individualized treatment plan, including descriptions and dosing of recommended medicines and supplements (Health Improvement Plan)
Fees and Insurance: Some insurance companies in Hawaii may reimburse for a portion of the visit cost for naturopathic services, acupuncture, or massage. We provide the forms to submit for insurance reimbursement upon request. In addition, Dr. Taketa-Wong will automatically submit forms for HMSA PPO and other insurance PPO plans for you. Also, we offer a variety of our own Partnership For Health treatment plans that reduce patient costs as well as in-house payment plans. All costs at our office including office visits, supplements, and labs not covered by insurance qualify for Flexible Spending Account and Health Savings Account funds.
Come visit us
Dr. Kathryn Taketa-Wong, N.D., L.Ac. 1221 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 348 Honolulu, HI 96814