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Appointments at Gill

Patients seeking appointments with our heart specialists are generally referred to the UK Gill Heart & Vascular Institute by their physicians. For more information on making an appointment, please call 859-257-1000 or toll free 800-333-8874.

  • What to bring to your appointment

    DO NOT BRING valuables, money or jewelry. Please leave those items at home or give to a family member for safe keeping.  

    Shower with Hibiclens (special antibacterial soap) the night before and morning of your procedure.  

    If you would like UK HealthCare to submit a claim on your behalf to your insurance company, it will be necessary for you to present proof of insurance such as a membership card. If your insurance requires you to make a partial payment for certain services (co-pay), this amount will be collected before services are rendered. Payment may be made by check, credit card or cash.

    Cardiology clinic appointments

    • Medical record information (labs, test results, x-rays, etc.) from other facilities.
    • A list (or the actual bottles) of all medications currently being used, both prescribed and over-the-counter.
    • Insurance card and any required forms such as a referral from your primary care physician or a completed authorization from your insurance company.
    • The names and address of all your physicians.

    Cath lab appointment

    • A responsible adult to drive you home (the patient should not drive for 24 hours after receiving sedation for a procedure).
    • All medications currently being used, both prescribed and over-the-counter.
    • Insurance card and any required forms such as a referral from your primary care physician or a completed authorization from your insurance company.
    • An overnight bag, as there is always a potential for admission.
    • A copy of advanced directives (living willing, health care surrogate, medical power of attorney, etc); be sure to inform the staff if you have one.
    • Emergency contact information
    • A list of past surgeries or procedures, dates and where they were done (open heart, cardiac cath).