Your First Visit
Dr. Burkhart treats many chronic digestive conditions. she has particular expertise and interests in SIBO, Celiac disease, Gluten/wheat related disorders, IBS, food allergies and sensitivities, the Low FODMAP diet and Dysautonomia/POTS. She does however treat many other conditions. If, after reviewing her website, you have further questions regarding your condition, leave a message at the office (707) 927-5622 or email us at [email protected] and we will get back to you.
The initial appointment is 2 hours. During this time we discuss your medical history/health concerns, diet, and lifestyle, as well as sleep, community, social support system, habits etc. The goal of your first visit is for Dr Burkhart to get a comprehensive overview of you and your health concerns. Based on the visit she will make recommendations based on your needs and beliefs. For some patients this may include supplements, and complementary therapies. For others it may be more conventional approaches such as dietary and lifestyle guidelines and medications. Dr Burkhart is happy to provide options to fit your individual needs.
All patients must complete a New Patient Questionnaire prior to your initial visit. This provides Dr. Burkhart with the information necessary to understand your condition and how she can best help you. Please download/print the questionnaire and new patient checklist below.
*Please submit your health questionnaire via fax: (707) 927-5747 or mail: 1100 Lincoln Ave. Suite 200, Napa, CA 94558 at least one week ahead of you appointment date. You may also drop it by the office at any time. There is a locked drop box at the door.
*If we have not received your questionnaire prior to your appointment we will ask that you reschedule your appointment.
*If you are attempting to get an appointment sooner than is currently available, please send in your questionnaire as soon as possible. Priority for cancellation spots is given to patients with a completed questionnaire.
Due to health privacy rules Dr. Burkhart is unable to receive questionnaires via email.
Dr. Burkhart is aware of the costs of treatment and focuses on keeping costs as low as possible for her patients. Any expense for testing and therapies will be discussed together with her patients prior to administration. The initial consultation fee includes the 2 hour appt. and the time Dr. Burkhart spends on pre-appointment research and preparation. Since many of her patients have complicated medical histories, Dr. Burkhart likes to review all cases ahead of time. Please submit your health questionnaire via fax: (707) 927-5747 or mail: 1100 Lincoln Ave. Suite 200, Napa, CA 94558 at least one week ahead of your appointment date. You may also drop it by the office at any time. There is a locked drop box outside our door. Due to health privacy rules she is unable to receive questionnaires via email. If questionnaires are not received prior to the initial appointment we will ask that you reschedule the appointment. The initial health questionnaire is very comprehensive. Submitting it ahead of your appointment date allows more time to discuss your unique situation with Dr. Burkhart during the actual visit.The questionnaire is located here.
She does not participate with any insurance plans and does not bill insurance directly but will gladly provide you with a completed form to send to your insurance company for possible reimbursement. Many insurance companies will provide at least partial reimbursement for the consultation and full coverage for any laboratory testing. Please check with your insurance provider to verify details.
Please remember this is a consult service, and that it is imperative for you to continue your treatment with a primary care physician for routine care and emergencies.
Dr. Burkhart is happy to conduct follow-up telephone appointments if you have seen her in person for an initial visit. The telephone appointments are charged at the same rate as an office visit.
Please call the office at (707) 927-5622 for fee schedule.
Payment is due at the time of service.
Dr Burkhart is located at 1100 Lincoln Ave, Suite 200, Napa, CA 94558. For your convenience, please refer to this map to our location.
Cancellations or Missed Appointments
If you are unable to make your appointment, we ask that you cancel your appointment at least 48 hours in advance.
Lodging Near Office
To make your visit easier we are providing information on local lodging options, including a 100% gluten-free inn and lodging with kitchens. Please click here to view our recommendations.
Frequently Asked Questions
For other questions that you may not have had answered via our website, please visit our FAQ’s section. If your question still remains, please don’t hesitate to contact our office at (707) 927-5622.