Dr. Brian Kinney Office Staff and Appointments
Brian Kinney MD and his staff are here to serve you, make you as comfortable as possible and answer all your questions. Doctor Brian Kinney and his staff provide you the highest quality care and make sure your entire journey -- from initial consultation to the surgery to final result -- is the best experience possible. Moreover, Dr. Brian Kinney and his staff strive to resolve problems as they develop. Except in emergencies, patients are seen by appointment only between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Appointments are required for new consultations, surgery and post-op visits. But, sometimes, unavoidable delays happen due to prolonged surgery or sudden emergencies. If that happens, Brian Kinney MD staff will make every effort to contact you as soon as possible; Dr. Brian Kinney knows your time is valuable.
For appointments, consultations, insurance and general information, please ask for Brian Kinney MD front office receptionist. For medical questions and minor post-operative problems, Dr. Brian Kinney's certified surgical technician or nurse will help you. For surgery scheduling, detailed information about surgery, arranging for tests and x-rays and financial matters please ask for Dr. Brian Kinney's office manager. Dr. Brian Kinney and his staff all look forward to serving you.
By keeping in close touch with Dr. Brian Kinney, emergencies can almost always be avoided. Brian Kinney MD is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, all year long by calling our regular office telephone. If your medical problem is an extreme emergency, call 911 or go immediately to the nearest hospital emergency room.
Telephone Calls and Prescriptions
Other than emergencies, routine calls are answered by Brian Kinney MD nurses. That allows the Doctor Brian Kinney to spend uninterrupted time with the patients who have scheduled appointments. Moreover, it is generally not possible to make a diagnosis over the telephone and is certainly not possible to examine a patient or practice the best medicine over the telephone.
New prescriptions and prescription refills are issued only during office hours. At night, holidays and weekends, Doctor Brian Kinney does not have access to your medical records. As a matter of policy, Dr. Brian Kinney does not refill prescriptions when Dr. Brian Kinney does not have complete medical information on a patient's condition.
Dr. Brian Kinney is on staff at major hospitals on the west side of Los Angeles, including Cedars-Sinai, Olympia, and St. John's. In addition, formerly Dr. Brian Kinney has had privileges at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena and Washington Hospital in Culver City. Doctor Brian Kinney is a former Chief of Plastic Surgery at Century City Hospital for many years and was the Chief of Hand Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Hospital for many years as well.