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Appointment Schedule

Dr. Dunbar sees patients on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday mornings from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. She is unavailable to see patients on Mondays and Wednesdays as these are the days she performs surgeries. Please call Julie at 650-364-3488 to make an appointment.

Julie is Dr. Dunbar's office manager and will be your first contact with our office. During this first call, she will ask you to describe your condition in detail and will schedule your appointment date and time. She will also find out about your insurance and payment needs and may also schedule you for xrays to be done prior to your appointment. Dr. Dunbar will receive and study all available information on your condition before you arrive for your first visit.

Preparing For Your First Appointment

  • If you are a new patient, you can download and fill out the patient information form by clicking here. Bring it with you to your first appointment.
  • Have you had xrays or an MRI? If you have had these taken at Sequoia Hospital, please let us know in advance so that we may request them from Radiology prior to your visit. If you have had them taken elsewhere, please bring with you to your first visit.
  • If you have them, also bring the results of any other studies you have had done relating to your condition.
  • Bring your insurance card. (Click here to see Insurance Information)
  • If your insurance is an HMO, EPO, or POS, you must obtain a referral from your primary care physician prior to your appointment. You may bring it with you or have it faxed in advance to us at (650)364-3484.
  • You may also want to bring a list of questions that you have. Dr. Dunbar will take the time to answer all of your questions clearly, and thoroughly.

Physical Therapy: What To Expect

Dr. Dunbar will be actively involved in your treatment and post appointment care from start to finish. Our office will provide you with a complete list of referral options for physical therapy, depending on your individual needs and your insurance coverage.

Would You Like A Second Opinion?

It is common for patients to talk with more than one doctor regarding their condition. Should you choose to do so, we will be happy to give you a list of respected local orthopaedic surgeons who can provide an accurate diagnosis as well as recommendations for treatment. These doctors participate in all major insurance plans.






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