For New and Current Patients

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Thank you for choosing CT Kidney and Hypertension Specialists.  We recognize the importance of a strong partnership with you and your providers and appreciate the trust you have placed in us.  We look forward to meeting you.

Our goals are to provide you with excellent quality care in a comfortable, convenient manner.  Seeing a new physician can be a little overwhelming, especially when you or your loved one is facing kidney problems.

At Connecticut Kidney and Hypertension Specialists, we want to make your experience with us as easy and convenient as possible.

Prepare For Your Visit

How to request an appointment at a Connecticut Kidney and Hypertension Specialists office:

To request an appointment, your referring provider can request a consultation here or you can call (203) 597-9733 (Waterbury and all other locations) or (860) 489-1984 (Torrington location).

  • Please have your insurance information with you when you call
  • Our office will verify your insurance before your first visit
  • If your insurance plan requires a referral from your primary care provider, we will let you know

What to expect during your first visit:

At CT Kidney and Hypertension Specialists, your new patient information packet will be mailed to you prior to your first visit, or you can download the forms here ahead of time.  If you cannot download and print it in advance, you may complete your paperwork once you arrive at our office.  Please plan to arrive at least 20 minutes before your scheduled appointment so that you will have time to complete any necessary paperwork.  During this process, we will:

  • Ask you for patient information, patient medications and allergies
  • Ask you to sign a consent form, acknowledgment forms, and an authorization for release of personal health information
  • Provide our Notice of Privacy Practices (PDF) open in new tab icon for review. You may request a copy at any time or see form online.
  • Ask you to leave a urine sample for testing

What to bring with you to your first appointment:

  • Up to date medical insurance card
  • Driver’s license or photo identification
  • New Patient Forms (downloaded and completed ahead of time if possible here)
  • All medications, including all over-the-counter medications you currently take.  Be sure to bring the medication bottles rather than just a list of them.
  • Any imaging or other test results that may have been ordered or performed by another provider
  • Co-payment if required by your insurance provider

How to cancel an appointment:

If you need to cancel a scheduled appointment, please notify us at least 24 hours in advance to avoid being billed a fee.

Refer to our Office Policies & Procedures Form (PDF) open in new tab icon.

Thank you!

Patient Forms

Downloadable PDF forms for patients to fill out prior to your office visit:

For New Patients:

The New Patient Packet includes the following forms:

    • New Patient Form
    • Request for Sharing of Medical Information with Family and Friends Form
    • Office Policies & Procedures Form

Directions to Our Offices

How to find our office locations:

You can find the addresses and use Google Map services to obtain directions to our offices here.

If you prefer printed directions you can download them here.

Follow Up Appointments

What to bring with you to your follow-up appointments:

  • Updated, accurate list of all your current medications, including all over-the-counter medications you currently take.  Be sure to bring the medication bottles rather than just a list of them.
  • Medical insurance Card
  • Co-payment if required by your insurance plan

Patient Education for patients with kidney disease or hypertension

Our Patient Education Program

At Connecticut Kidney and Hypertension Specialists, we offer an extensive education program that helps patients with advancing chronic kidney disease to improve their lives.

We have designed a unique and patient-centered series of education sessions to help patients better understand kidney disease and help prepare for the future.

Learn more about our in-house program here.

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Patient Resources

You can improve your health by learning as much as you can about how the kidneys work, kidney disease and hypertension.

Learn more about our trusted resources here.