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Telemedicine

Houston Pulmonary, Sleep & Allergy Associates

Pulmonologists, Allergists, & Sleep Medicine Doctors located in Houston, TX & Cypress, TX

Houston Pulmonary, Sleep & Allergy Associates offers the convenience of telemedicine services for new and existing patients. While you can receive treatment in-person at their locations in Cypress and Houston, Texas, the pulmonology specialists also provide consultations, prescription medications, and other guidance through phone calls and video chats. If you can’t make it to the office but need medical assistance, contact Houston Pulmonary, Sleep & Allergy Associates by phone today or book online to learn more about the benefits of telemedicine.

Telemedicine Q & A

What is telemedicine?

Telemedicine is a convenient way to meet with the medical team at Houston Pulmonary, Sleep & Allergy Associates, using the latest technology, including video chats and phone calls.

You can consult with the experienced pulmonologists for your initial consultation and a review of your symptoms without leaving your home. The physicians also offer telemedicine services for:

  • Hospital follow-ups
  • Diagnostic test ordering
  • Prescribing medications

Telemedicine ensures you have access to your pulmonology specialist when you need them most and are unable to travel to the office.

Why should I consider telemedicine?

Telemedicine offers a way to meet personally with your Houston Pulmonary, Sleep & Allergy Associates provider from the comfort of your own home. You don’t have to travel to the office for your initial consultation or follow-up appointments.

You can request a consultation through telemedicine for a variety of symptoms and health conditions, including:

  • Asthma
  • Allergies
  • Insomnia
  • Skin rashes
  • Loud snoring
  • Shortness of breath

While anyone can benefit from telemedicine services, they are especially beneficial for those who can’t easily travel or who have busy schedules that make appointment scheduling difficult.

What can I expect from my initial telemedicine consultation?

The team at Houston Pulmonary, Sleep & Allergy Associates can set up a telemedicine visit when you call for an appointment. They provide instructions for meeting with a specialist through video chat or a phone call.

During your initial telemedicine consultation as a new patient, the Houston Pulmonary, Sleep & Allergy Associates team takes time to understand your personal and family medical history. Your provider also listens to your symptoms to determine how to move forward.

In some cases, the Houston Pulmonary, Sleep & Allergy Associates may request that you have diagnostic testing for your symptoms. Once the results from your test are back, your provider reviews them to determine if you need treatment and an in-office visit.

You can also use telemedicine services for follow-up consultations, so the Houston Pulmonary, Sleep & Allergy Associates can monitor the effectiveness of your treatment and schedule any necessary in-office visits as needed.

To learn more about the many benefits of telemedicine services, call Houston Pulmonary, Sleep & Allergy Associates nearest you, or schedule an appointment online today.