Monday, May 23, 2011

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Dr. Krusz's Clinic

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As many of my long time readers already know, I see a migraine specialist named Dr. John Claude Krusz in Dallas, TX, in addition to my local team of doctors. It can be incredibly difficult to find a true migraine expert / specialist in your area, which leads many people to consider taking the same step of visiting an out of state clinic like Dr. Krusz's Anodyne Headache & Paincare. If you're considering being treated by Dr. Krusz please read on for more information about what to expect and logistical details.

This post gives a pretty detailed description of what my first visit was like: Real Migraine & Pain Care: My Dallas Trip.

There is nearby, affordable lodging. In case you have to fly in and don't want to rent a car both hotels they recommend have shuttles to take you back and forth to the Dallas clinic. You just have to ask. These are the two hotels:

La Quinta Inn - 10001 North Central Expressway, Dallas, TX 75231
Courtyard - 10325 North Central Expressway, Dallas, TX 75231

I personally prefer to stay at the nearby Hyatt Place (12411 N Central Expressway Dallas, TX 75243), as does my mom. It's nicely updated, roomy, has food & drinks on site, free breakfast and free wifi. It's only a bit farther from the clinic than the hotels they recommend, and it's worth it to us.

There are actually two clinic locations now, though, so if you end up being seen at the Grapevine clinic instead of the Dallas clinic you'll have to call and ask them for hotel recommendations closer to that location. I've never been to the Grapevine location, so I don't know much about it or the area.

They'll likely ask you to pay a portion of the cost of your treatment up front, but in my experience paying over time is allowed. The office manager Ann will be glad to talk to you more specifically about that (by phone or in person). And they will bill your insurance so perhaps you may be reimbursed depending on your coverage.

Their website has additional information, so you might want to take a look at that: Anodyne Headache & Paincare.

Feel free to fire away with any other questions you might have. I'm very happy to help.

Related Posts:
Real Migraine & Pain Care: My Dallas Trip
New Migraine Prevention Strategy: Update on My Dallas Trip
Constant Head Pain: Accepting My New Reality
A Month of Migraines: Medical Appointments in the Works
The Let Down of Not Having Answers
Migraines, Meet Your New Enemies

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