Your First Visit

If this is your first visit to our office, please arrive 15 minutes early to fill out new patient information forms.  The Patient Registration and Medical History forms can also be downloaded and printed here for your convenience to fill them ahead of time and bring to your appointment.

Private Medical Insurance

Ventura Ear, Nose and Throat Medical Group is contracted with all major private health insurance companies. If you are concerned that Ventura ENT may not be contracted with your insurance company, it can be confirmed while making your appointment by phone.

If you have an HMO plan through Seaview IPA,  Ventura County Health Care Plan, or Triwest Prime, authorization is required prior to making the appointment.

Please note – You are ultimately responsible for the settlement of your account- the balance between the professional fee and the allowed benefit from your insurance company. Cash, checks and all major credit cards are accepted.

Self-Paying Patients

Please call the office for a quote for self-paying patients, we offer our cash patients a 15% discount. Payment in full is due at time of the office visit.

Surgery

Dr. Alavi is affiliated with Ventura County Medical Center and St. John’s Hospital for In-Patient and Out-Patient surgical procedures. Surgeries incur fees from the physician, hospital/facility, anesthesiologist and pathologist. Surgery fees can only be quoted for Dr. Alavi. Phone numbers are provided to the respective physician/facility to contact their offices directly regarding their fees for hospital/facility, anesthesiologist, and pathologist. Authorization will be obtained from your insurance company prior to surgery.