Patient Rights and Responsibilities

Montgomery Family Medicine operates on the principle that a relationship based on trust and mutual respect exists between the doctor and the patient and our patients play an active role in this relationship. Our goal is to promote not just your health, but the health of this relationship.   Our ability to care for you effectively depends on our ability to work as a team.  As medical professionals, we will strive to make your visits with us pleasant and your dealings with us professional. We ask the same from you.  Our clerical and clinical staff are here to serve you and help contribute to your health and well being.




Patients of Montgomery Family Medicine have the right to the best medical care we can provide.  We will treat all our patients to the utmost of our abilities, without distinction.  As a patient, you will have the right to know the condition of your health and to share in your health plan.  You have the right to know the costs and alternatives to any procedure or test.  You have the right to discrete, compassionate care delivered when you need it.  You have the right to a courteous, capable and efficient staff.


Patients of Montgomery Family Medicine share in the responsibility for their own health care and must communicate openly and honestly with us.   As a patient, you will be expected to follow recommendations, complete medication regimens, and show up for scheduled exams, procedures and follow-up appointments.  You have the responsibility to pay for your medical care and to inform us of any changes to your insurance or personal data.  You have the responsibility to treat us, our staff and your fellow patients with the same courtesy you feel you deserve. 


Patients of Montgomery Family Medicine have the right to the privacy of their medical and financial information which is secured by our Patient Information Protection Plan.