We have put together the following answers to questions that patients frequently ask, in an effort to help you better prepare for your appointment with the Brown Team. However, if you have a question not answered here, please do not hesistate to contact our office with your specific question. We are glad to help you in any way we can.
How do I prepare for my doctor's appointment?
To prepare for your doctor's appointment, you will want to make sure to bring the following items:
Make sure not to have anything in the vagina for 48 hours prior to your Pap test. This includes tampons, intercourse, douching, vaginal creams and medication, which can interfere with your test results.
What methods of payment do you accept?
We accept cash and the following credit cards:
What are your office hours?
Monday: 9am to 5pm
Tuesday: 10am to 6pm
Wednesday: 8:30am to 4:30pm
Thursday: 8:30am to 4:30pm
Friday: 9am to 12pm
How do I get in touch with the Brown Institute team after hours?
If you have an emergency and need to speak with the Brown Institute team after regular business hours, you may call the office number and they will be paged. Please call during regular office hours for test results and medication refills. If you believe you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.
At what hospitals does the Brown Institute team have privileges?
Palm Beach Gardens
West Palm Beach
Do you accept walk-in appointment?
We accept same day appointments as their schedule permits. Please contact our office to discuss.
What insurance do you accept?
Exchange Coventry Carelink
Exchange Florida Blue (except Blue Select)
Exchange Preferred Medical Plan
Exchange CIGNA Health Flex
Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP)
South Florida Community
United Health Care
Where can I get the New Patient paperwork prior to my first appointment?
In preparation for your visit with Dr. Brown, Dr. Colbert, or Rachel Taylor, WHNP-C, please complete the forms below. Return the completed forms to our office at the time of your appointment. If you do not bring the forms completed, your appointment may be delayed. Please be sure to have your insurance cards at the time of your visit. If you need help completing the forms, please do not hesitate to call our office. Click here to see Patient Resources.