The purpose of this program is to help visiting parents and others who need to consult a physician during their stay in the United States or Canada for minor medical problems or pre-existing ailments such as Diabetic, Blood Pressure, Pain management etc. or refilling prescription. This service is provided for the benefit of the community and is NOT A PART OF THE HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM SPONSORED BY INDIA NETWORK. Anyone can make use of the services under this program. No insurance is required. However, India Network Membership is required.
Who Provides these Services? India Network Foundation requires that all participating physicians in this program be well experienced, actively Licensed to practice Medicine in the United States, and preferably speak one or more Indian Languages. Click here to learn more about the participating doctors.
Consultation Fee: $50 (non-refundable) consultation fee will be charged for the service. All visitors requesting consultation have to complete consultation form. A participating Physician will contact the visitor either by email or by Phone as determined by the Physician within 24 to 48 hours of receiving the request (excluding holidays/weekends). There is NO Insurance Billing under this program.
Physician Consultant Request Form ($50 - No Insurance Billing)
India Network makes every effort to refer patients to the physicians closest to their temporary residence in the United States where they are visiting their family and friends. Below is a list of common illnesses may be consulted under this program:
- Acute Bronchitis
- Sinusitis & Rhinitis (Hay Fever)
- Common Cold and Cough
- Non Migrainous Stress Headache
- Pharyngitis & Strep Throat
- Migraine Headaches
- Allergic Asthma (not Asthma Attacks)
- Mild to Moderate Hypertension (not Uncontrolled, Severe Hypertension)
- Mild to Moderate Diabetes (not Uncontrolled or Insulin Dependant Diabetes)
- Urinary Tract Infections
- Back Pain / Acute Lumbar Strain
- Nonspecific Urethritis / STD’s (not HIV)
- Stomach Flu or Food Poisoning
- Gastritis / GERD
- Diabetic Management
- Asthma Management
If you agree and proceed with a consultation request, please complete on-line consultation form. The fee for online consultation is set at $50 (non-refundable). An Assigned Physician will get back to you within 24 to 48 hours either by email or by phone as required during weekdays. As always, this service is for NON-EMERGENCY cases only and in case of emergency, please call 911 or go to your local hospital emergency department.