COVID-19 MESSAGE FROM BMMSA

Our first priority is the health, wellness and safety of everyone who walks through our doors.

Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists Association is open for medically necessary office visits and procedures only. BMMSA as a corporation is taking all necessary precautions and following public health safety guidelines in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic.

TeleMedicine appointments are now available. Please contact your physicians office for eligibility, additional information, and with any concerns or questions.

As per order of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, any person entering our office building is required to wear a face mask at all times. Patients will not be permitted to enter the building without a face mask.

All patients should expect to be phone screened by Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists Association staff for COVID-19 symptoms or exposures prior to their appointment and again upon arrival. Patients should also expect to be temperature screened upon arrival in the office.

If your answer to any of the following questions is “Yes”, we ask that you call to reschedule your appointment.

In the past 14 days, have you developed any fever, cough or shortness of breath?
In the past 14 days, have you developed any of the following new symptoms?

  • Body aches or muscle pains?
  • Chills or repeated shaking with chills?
  • Headache?
  • Sore throat?
  • New loss of taste or of smell?
  • Have you, or anyone you have close contact with, been recently referred for COVID-19 testing?

In the past 14 days, have you traveled outside of PA? If “Yes”, please call the office to notify us of travel BEFORE your appointment. Patients recently returning from travel restricted states or countries will be asked to reschedule their appointment.

For the safety of our staff and other patients, patient family members or companions are not permitted at this time to accompany patients to their appointments (unless medically necessary or the patient is a minor). Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists Association respectfully asks family members or companions to wait outside or safely in their vehicle.

We encourage all of our patients to visit the CDC website and Main Line Health COVID-19 Response website to read more about everyday preventative measures and for the most up to date guidance regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). If you are concerned that you may have the Coronavirus (COVID-19), please contact your local Health Departments.

If you have any questions regarding our policy and your appointment, please call your doctor’s office.

Endocrinology Effective Weight Loss Plans with OPTIFAST®

Certified OPTIFAST® Medical Weight Loss Practice

Enrollment Financing

Program enrollment is pay as you go, with commitment at each phase of weight loss. Optifast® nutrition purchase is available weekly. Program education costs are billed directly to participants for payment via cash, check or credit card. Health insurance can be billed only for individual medical visits & routine testing throughout the program. Complete enrollment details are provided during the Free Information Sessions; come learn more.

At your current weight….How much do you pay for food now? Can you budget for our consistent approach to weight management?

Add up your weekly spending to learn your nutrition budget for weekly Optifast® purchase.

Number Weekly Grocery Trips= _____ x Average Grocery Cost per Trip= $_______ = $ _______ weekly grocery spending

Number Weekly Convenience Store & Coffee Stops = ________ x Average Quick Stop Cost per Trip = $______+ = $ __________ weekly convenience spending

Number of Weekly Dining Out Events; Restaurant & Take Out Meals = ________x Average Restaurant Cost per Trip $_______ + Average Take-Out Cost per Trip $ _______ = $ ________ weekly out of home spending

Do you spend more than $100 a week in food for at home, social events, or out on the road?

Optifast® purchase averages from $17-20 daily during the most intensely structured weeks of weight loss. Your Optifast purchase amounts decrease in the final 4 weaning weeks.