Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital,
Mon - Fri: 9am-6pm | Sat: 9am - 2pm
Closed: Sundays and Public Holidays
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for appointment

38 Irrawaddy Road, #05-23 @ Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, (S)329563
Mon – Fri: 9am-6pm | Sat:9am-2pm | Closed: Sundays and Public Holidays
Walk in during opening hours or call for appointment

Dr Ganesh Ramalingam, G&L Surgical Clinic, Our Team

Appointment Checklist

Prepare for a smooth visit at G&L Surgical Clinic with our appointment checklist. We’re here to ensure a productive and well-guided experience.

Before Your Appointment

Before Appointment Checklist, G&L Surgical

1) Gather necessary documents 

Bring diagnostic results, medical history, and any letters from past visits with other doctors.

2) Prepare medication information

Know the medications you are currently taking, including dosages and frequencies.

3) Allergies and restrictions

Be aware of any allergies or restrictions in medication and diet that you have.

4) Verify insurance information

Ensure your insurance details are up to date and accurate.

During Your Appointment

Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery, G & L Surgical Clinic, Dr Ganesh Ramalingam

Make the most of your appointment at G&L Surgical Clinic by asking relevant questions. 

  1. What could be causing my symptoms?
  2. Are there any additional tests or investigations needed to determine the cause?
  3. Are there any red flags or warning signs I should be aware of?
  4. How long should I expect these symptoms to last?
  5. Are there any lifestyle changes or self-care measures I can take to manage my symptoms?
  1. What diagnostic tests will be performed to reach a diagnosis?
  2. How accurate are the test results in confirming the diagnosis?
  3. Are there any alternative diagnoses that need to be considered?
  4. What are the potential long-term implications of the diagnosis?
  5. Will further consultations or referrals to specialists be necessary for a conclusive diagnosis?
  1. What are the different treatment options available for my condition?
  2. What are the benefits and risks associated with each treatment option?
  3. How effective are these treatment options in managing the condition?
  4. Are there any lifestyle modifications or non-medical interventions that can complement the treatments?
  5. How will the treatment impact my daily activities and overall quality of life?
  1. What are the specific indications for surgery in my case?
  2. What are the expected outcomes and success rates of the proposed surgery?
  3. What are the potential risks and complications associated with the procedure?
  4. How long is the anticipated recovery period after surgery?
  5. Are there any alternative treatment approaches to consider before opting for surgery?
  1. What should I expect during the recovery process?
  2. Are there any restrictions or lifestyle modifications I should follow after surgery?
  3. How can I manage pain or discomfort during the recovery period?
  4. When can I resume normal activities, such as work, exercise, or driving?
  5. Will there be any follow-up appointments or post-operative care required?

After Your Appointment

After Appointment, G&L Surgical

Book a follow-up appointment: Schedule a second appointment as advised by your healthcare provider.

Diagnostic tests: Arrange for any necessary diagnostic tests recommended by your healthcare provider.

Hospitalisation: If hospitalisation is required, our team will guide you through the admission process.

Payment for first appointment: Check if there is any payment required for the initial consultation.

We aim to provide a smooth and comprehensive experience during your appointment at G&L Surgical Clinic. If you have any further questions or need assistance, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our dedicated team.

Frequently Asked Questions

To ensure optimal care and minimise waiting times, we recommend scheduling an appointment with our team. This allows us to allocate sufficient time for your consultation or procedure. However, if you have an urgent medical concern, please contact us, and we will do our best to accommodate you.

The duration of a consultation at G&L Surgical Clinic can vary depending on several factors, including the complexity of the case and the type of procedure. Usually, our consultations could range from 15-20 mins per session. 

It is helpful to bring any relevant medical records, such as previous test results, imaging scans, or surgical reports, to your appointment with us. These records will allow our doctor to evaluate your condition and develop a suitable treatment plan. If you have any questions about the documents you should bring, our staff can provide guidance with you schedule your appointment.

If you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment with G&L Surgical Clinic, we kindly request that you notify us as soon as possible. You can contact our clinic directly by phone, WhatsApp or email to inform us of the change. Our staff will assist you in rescheduling your appointment to a more convenient time.

Yes, you can absolutely contact G&L Surgical Clinic with any non-emergency questions or inquiries. Our staff will be happy to assist you and provide the necessary information you may need via our Whatsapp support. You can also consider sending us an email with your query , and we will respond to you as soon as possible.

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