Download Dr. Chaudhary's patient packet before your visit and read through commonly asked questions about surgical procedures.
Download and fill out Dr. Chaudhary's patient packet prior to your visit to save time and allow us to review your history and medications.
In most cases, you do not need a referral to see Dr. Chaudhary. However, please confirm this with your insurance company, as they may require a referral.
If you have any of the items below, they will be beneficial for your initial consultation:
- Referral letter (if required)
- Insurance or Medicare card
- List of medications
- X-ray and scan results
- Written list of questions
We encourage you to come to your initial consultation with a written list of questions to ensure you don’t forget to ask them when you are seeing the doctor.
You will begin or resume physical therapy the day after your surgery. However, it is recommended that you avoid strenuous physical activity for several weeks. Dr. Chaudhary will provide you with a specific recovery timeline during your consultation.
There will be a point of contact 24-hours a day for any concerns or recovery questions you may have. You will be provided with contact details following your treatment.
The post-operative recovery period varies based on the particular surgery. Generally it is recommended patients take two weeks off work to recover from any surgery and to resume light duty following resumption of work. Dr. Chaudhary will give you specific instructions to follow for a successful recovery.
You should wait at least one week before driving after a hip or knee surgery. Dr. Chaudhary will provide you with more specific details during your consultation.