Prepare for your doctor visit


A little preparation can make a big difference when you see your doctor. Before your visit, think about what you want to discuss. It’s a simple way to make the most of your appointment.

Questions you may want to ask your doctor

  • What is my main health concern?
  • What do I need to do?
  • Why is it important for me to do this?
  • How do I share any questions I may have about my treatment plan?

Questions the medical staff may ask you

  • What do you think is contributing to your health problem?
  • Do you have questions about your treatment or how to take care your condition?
  • How important do you think it is to care for your condition?
  • What’s the most important thing for you to accomplish during your visit today?
  • What would you like to know about your condition?
  • What concerns you the most about your condition?
  • What would you like to work on to manage your condition?
  • How confident are you that you can do the planned treatment?
  • What might keep you from being successful at this?