Faint & Fall - Frequently Asked Questions
1. How long will I need to wait for an appointment at the Faint & Fall Clinic?
You will be seen within 24–48 hours of a referral to the clinic.
2. Why is it important to be seen by a specialist for an episode of fainting or falling?
There are many possible reasons for both fainting and falling. At our clinic, you will be seen by a Faint & Fall specialist who will ensure that all the possible causes of your faint or fall are addressed in as little time as possible. The specialists you need to see will come to you, and you will only undergo the most appropriate tests or procedures needed to diagnose or treat the cause of your faint or fall.
3. Does my health plan, Medicare or Medicaid cover care at the clinic?
Most health plans cover the care we provide. However, we recommend you check with your health plan administrator for details of your coverage.
Tawni Lynn Jetter, N.P., APRNLocations
|University Hospital||(801) 213-2033|
Specialties: Cardiology, Faint and Fall, Geriatrics
Natalie A. Sanders, D.O., FACP
Specialties: Faint and Fall, Geriatrics
David R. Shprecher, D.O., M.S.C.ILocations
|Imaging and Neurosciences Center||(801) 585-7575|
Specialties: Faint and Fall, Movement Disorders, Neurology, Parkinson's Disease
T. Scott Wall, M.D.
Specialties: Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiology, Faint and Fall
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