New Patients

The Centers for Oncology are part of Halifax Health’s comprehensive cancer program and see new patients by referral from another physician. We also welcome the opportunity to provide second opinions.

If you have a diagnosis that you feel would benefit from treatment by the Centers for Oncology, please have your primary care physician or referring specialist contact us.

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New Patients Information

Please fill out the new patient paperwork form below.

Once your physician has called in to make an appointment for you, our referrals area will contact the physician who is providing for your care in an attempt to obtain all pertinent medical history regarding your diagnosis. The referring physician will usually have most of the necessary records. If additional records are needed, you may have to come in and sign a Release of Information consent form which gives us permission to obtain your medical records.

If we are still unable to obtain the medical records, it may be necessary for you to contact your physicians directly and make arrangements for them to be sent to us. If arrangements have been made, please contact us 48 hours prior to your first visit to ensure the records have arrived. You can call (386) 254-4000, ext. 3952 and speak with one of our medical records specialists to verify delivery. It is important for the physician to have and review these records so that he/she can provide the best possible care for you.

Be sure to download the New Patient Paperwork by clicking the link on the side of this page. Be sure to bring this paperwork with you to your first appointment. We will also need your insurance cards and a picture ID. If you have a Living Will, Designation of Health Care Surrogate or Durable Power of Attorney, we would like you to bring a copy of those documents for your chart, as well.

We ask that you arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your appointment so that you will have time to check in with our receptionist and meet with our registration personnel. Your first appointment with one of our physicians will be approximately 45 – 60 minutes in length. This first visit is longer than a regular follow-up visit to allow the physician the opportunity to thoroughly review your medical records with you and perform a physical examination. If you have any special needs prior to coming into our facility for your first visit such as a foreign language interpreter, a wheelchair, or any other need, please let us know by calling (386) 254-4211.

If you have any additional questions about your first visit with us or must reschedule that first visit, please feel free to contact our New Patient Referral Department at (386) 425-4061.

Central Florida Cancer Care

Halifax Health – Center for Oncology has produced a long list of “firsts” in oncology diagnosis and treatment. This should be a source of confidence for you, knowing we are leaders in the development of new and better ways to discover and treat cancer.