Lumberton 609-267-7050
Surgical Specialists of Burlington

FAQs

Q: What days are you open?

A: Our office is open  for hours Wednesday afternoons and Thursday mornings. As our daily schedule is subject to change, please call to confirm office hours. Someone is available to take your call Monday to Friday. 


Q: Are you accepting new patients?

A: Yes, we welcome new patients.
 

Q: Do you accept my health insurance plan?

A: Advocare participates with most major insurance plans. As participation varies by region, specialty, and physician, we recommend that you contact either our office or your insurance company representative to verify that your insurance plan is accepted.


Q: Do I need to obtain a referral prior to making an appointment?

A: Many insurance providers will only cover specialist visits with a prior referral from your primary care physician. Please check with your insurance company to determine whether a referral is required.

 

Q: How do we contact the doctor after hours?

A: Call the office at 609-267-7050 and follow the prompts to page a provider on call. Please be aware that after-hours calls are intended for urgent medical issues that cannot wait until the next business day. Referral and appointment requests will not be addressed via pager. Pages are typically returned within 15 minutes. Please call back if you have not received a timely response.
 

THE EVENT OF A LIFE THREATENING EMERGENCY, CALL 911.
 

Q: May I request a specific physician for my visit?

A: Every effort is made to arrange your well care and follow up visits with the physician of your choice. When you or a family member is ill, he or she may see any one of our physicians.

 

Q: How do I prepare for my appointment?

A: Please make sure that you come with a photo ID, insurance cards, and all necessary reports and films for your visit.


Q: What are your hospital affiliations?

A: Virtual Memorial Hospital-Burlington County, Memorial Ambulatory Surgical Center, Surgical Center of South Jersey.