Procedure Scheduler or Care Coordinator

Procedure schedulers and Care Coordinators are responsible for coordinating and scheduling appointments for surgeries and procedures. They will also advise patients of surgical preparation requirements.

Contact a Procedure Scheduler or Care Coordinator




Fast Track Scheduler
Ext. 8695
Specialty Contracts Scheduler
Tamika H.
Ext. 1765
Ext. 1769
Jacqueline R.
Ext. 8708
Nader H. Balba, MD Maritza Ext. 8696
Michael A. Garone, MD Maritza Ext. 8696
Ivan Harnden, MD Corina Ext. 8701
Ahmed Hegab Meron Ext. 1799
Behzad Kalaghchi, MD Meron Ext. 1799
Asma Khapra, MD Maritza Ext. 8696
Byungki Kim, MD Ellen K. Ext. 8688
Iris H. Lee, MD Ursha Ext. 1769
Kenneth R. Mirkin Ellen K. Ext. 8688
Nitin Sardana, MD Jacqueline R. Ext. 8708
Peter L Scudera, MD Ursha Ext. 1769
Mohamed Sultan, MD Jonelle Ext. 1806
Nicholas Szary, MD Jacqueline R. Ext. 8708
Jeremias C. Tan, MD Ellen K. Ext. 8688
Bezawit Tekola, MD Sarina Ext. 1771

A procedure scheduler or Care Coordinator must:

  • Ensure that a patient knows what to expect during surgery and ensure that everything is in place for the surgery to occur
  • Ensure that a patient's chart is up to date and completed properly
  • Patient safety is always a consideration, which means accuracy in recording details is critical
  • Register the patients, collect fees such as co-pays, and verify patient’s insurance and personal information
  • Schedule appointments and any necessary follow-ups
  • Responsible for answering patients' questions, such as how long a surgery is expected to take and what the patient can or cannot eat prior to surgery
  • Before surgery can take place, they must ensure all necessary paperwork such as consent forms and allergy lists are completed and on file
  • Make sure all required tests needed prior to surgery are done
  • Walk each patient through instructions about what must be done prior to surgery, what time they need to arrive, and let them know they will need to set up transportation home
  • Review all instructions with the patient to ensure understanding.

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