Mar 13, 2018
Providers are welcome to contact our office 301-860-1200 and discuss a patient prior to referral. Visual web conferences or chats are encouraged.
Prior to any patient visit, providers should forward (1) a referral letter stating reason for consulation, (2) a complete summary discharge (maximum 1-2 pages) stating CC, HPI, PMH, ROS, and PE history, and 3) recent lab (6-12 months) as listed below:
For MMAS or mastocytosis, lab must include a serum tryptase, cutaneous or bone marrow biopsy with kit, CD25 staining to confirm diagnosis
For MCAS, lab must include copies of serum tryptase, copies of all other studies (ie, 24 hour urine studies, serum thyroid functions/antibodies, serology, rheumatology, hormonal studies), xrays, CTs, MRIs, sonograms ordered to workup or confirm diagnosis.