Patient Information 

Providence Medical Group Northwest Heart and Lung Surgical Associates is conveniently located on the campus of Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center. We’re easy to find and offer plenty of free parking.

Preparing for your visit

Cardiac surgical care and vascular surgical care:

  • Your primary care physician, internist, cardiologist, or pediatrician will refer you to our office as part of your continued heart care.
  • You will be interviewed and examined by the cardiac surgeon, and if you have had any tests, echocardiograms, X-rays or CT scans done, your surgeon will review the images and reports. 
  • Then, they will make a recommendation for the next step in your evaluation and treatment. This includes possible surgery, additional testing, or observing your condition over time.

Thoracic surgical care:

  • Your primary care physician, internist, oncologist, or pulmonologist will refer you to our office as part of your continued care.
  • You will be interviewed and examined by the thoracic surgeon, and if you have had any X-rays, CT scans, PET scans, pulmonary function or other tests done, your surgeon will review the images and reports. 
  • Then, they will make a recommendation for the next step in your evaluation and treatment. This includes possible surgery, additional testing, or observing your condition over time.

Most health plans accepted 

Providence Medical Group accepts most health plans. We bill most insurance plans directly. Be sure you understand what your insurance plan covers, so you aren’t surprised by unexpected charges. Please bring your insurance card to all appointments.

Billing, co-payments

Co-pays are due at the time of service. If you aren’t covered by insurance, full payment is due at the time of service, unless other arrangements have been made.

Accepted forms of payment 

We accept personal check, cash or credit card (Visa, MasterCard or Discover).

What to Bring

  •     Photo ID and insurance card
  •     Referral from your primary care physician (if required by your insurance plan)
  •     Co-payment (if required by your insurance plan)
  •     Full list of medications with dosages (including over-the-counter supplements)
  •     Detailed history of symptoms and treatments
  •     List of questions

Please arrive 15 minutes before your appointment to allow time for check-in and paperwork.

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Northwest Heart & Lung Surgical Associates - Spokane