F.A.Q.

Perry Avenue Family Medical Center
Making the Bronx a Healthier Place

Frequently Asked Questions

Please call 718.231.6700 Ext: 102, 103 or 104 to schedule an appointment or make changes to an existing appointment. Please give at least 24 hours of notice for changes or cancellations.
Yes, we are accepting new patients of all ages.
Yes, all co-payment and any additional fees are due prior to service.
We accept cash, checks, and debit/credit cards (Visa/ MasterCard/ Discover).
We accept patients of all ages from newborns to the elderly.
You should bring the following to your first appointment at PAFM:

1. Completed patient forms
2. Current insurance card
3. Photo identification
4. Pharmacy Information (if available)

We also suggest bringing bottles of all current medication. The more information we have on your health and medical history, the better we can serve you.
It is recommended that you arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment in order to allow for time to submit all necessary paperwork and for verification/update of insurance and/or personal information.
Yes, we collect blood samples and perform some rapid in-house lab tests. For more comprehensive testing we work with other larger labs. We also perform ultrasound and doppler imaging on site. We do not perform x-ray imaging.
We do offer same-day appointments. Walk-ins are welcome, but are subject to staff availability and wait time based on severity of illness.
If you call when the clinic is closed you will have the option to leave a message with our answering service. A physician will call you back promptly and provide advise when possible. If there is a true medical emergency, then you are advised to go to an emergency room immediately at a nearby hospital.
Please call 718.231.6700 Ext: 102, 103 or 104 if you have a question that is not addressed on this website.