Common questions asked by patients: What is the purpose of infusion therapy? What are the different types of infusion therapy? What diseases are treated with infusion therapy? Contact Vanguard Gastroenterology in New York, NY and receive the treatment in a comfortable environment. For more information, please call us or request an appointment online.
Our outpatient Infusion Center is supervised by gastroenterologists and provides infusion services to patients requiring outpatient IV therapy for chronic illnesses. Because of our unique setting, a patient’s infusion therapy is followed closely by physician supervision, ensuring a quick response to patient needs or therapy adjustments. We strive to make infusion therapy convenient and comfortable for all our patients.
Thank you for trusting our Infusion Specialists to assist you with your health care needs.
Our Infusion suite offers a unique and pleasant environment for patients to receive intravenous therapies. Patients are scheduled according to individualized treatment plans to have blood work drawn, dressings changed, and medical evaluations by the care team and the physician. To ensure that our patients receive the best care, our nurses review the medication therapy ordered and provide educational tools to the patient. The infusion nurse is available to address any questions or concerns that may arise during the course of treatment.
Collaborative care is provided by our team of physicians and our on-site infusion nurses according to each patient’s individual treatment plan. Physicians are onsite to provide additional monitoring and treatment if needed.
Some of the features include:
- IV steroids
- IV immunoglobulin (IVIG)
Scheduling a referral
- We will contact you once your physician or nurse has confirmed the need for outpatient infusion therapy.
- Your physician will provide our infusion staff with patient demographics, insurance information, medical history, labs, and any other pertinent clinical information.
- Our office will obtain insurance authorization and once obtained, will contact the patient and schedule an appointment for infusion services.
- For any questions you may have, please contact our office at (212) 889-5544.