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Frequently Asked Questions

How long is a typical office visit with Dr. Nielsen?
Office visits generally last between 30-60 minutes. We strive to provide a relaxed atmosphere that avoids the time restraints of typical medical practices.

Can Dr. Nielsen be my Primary Care Physician?
No. Dr. Nielsen serves as a physician consultant. Primary Care, Urgent Care, and after-hours services are not available.

Will Dr. Nielsen speak with my primary care physician?
Yes! We are happy to communicate with your personal physician at your request. 

Does Dr. Nielsen prescribe traditional prescription medication?
Yes. Dr. Nielsen is a fully-licensed medical doctor. When appropriate, prescription medication is prescribed and/or adjusted.

Can I make an appointment for my child?
Yes! Dr. Nielsen sees patients of all ages.

What is included in my office visit fee?
The office visit fee covers the cost of your consultation with Dr. Nielsen. This fee does not include the cost of nutritional supplements or laboratory/diagnostic testing.

Do I have to purchase my supplements through Dr. Nielsen?
No. We provide a variety of pharmaceutical-grade nutritional supplements selected by Dr. Nielsen for quality and savings, however you are under no obligation to purchase our products.

What type of laboratory testing is available?
In addition to standard laboratory testing, a variety of advanced laboratory testing is available – including micronutrient testing, hormone analysis, advanced lipoprotein (cholesterol) and cardiac risk factor analysis, as well as food allergy testing, and more.

Will Dr. Nielsen bill my insurance for my visit?
No. Dr. Nielsen does not submit bills to insurance providers on your behalf, however we will provide you with the necessary information for you to submit the bill yourself (with the exception of Medicare). Payment is expected in full at the time of service. Cash/check/credit cards are accepted.

Can I use my Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account (HAS) funds for services?
YES! Both Flexible Spending Account and Health Savings Account (HAS) funds can be used for services and products.