Visits are by appointment only, unless dropping in to purchase items from the dispensary. Typically, initial appointments last an hour, during which Dr. Kargman takes a full history and makes an initial plan for treatment. Follow-up visits can last from a half-hour to an hour, depending on the type of treatment. Below is a brief schedule of costs for Dr. Kargman's visits. Additional costs may include; longer visits, additional services, lab work ordered or supplements purchased.
Initial Visit - $220
Follow-up- ½ hour - 1 hour $ 80-$150
Acupuncture $80 - $90
For those patients who need it, phone consults/appointments are available. They are scheduled as regular appointments and billed as such. Supplements can be shipped for those who live a distance away. Payment for visits and supplements can be in the form of cash, check, MasterCard, Visa, or Discover. Please call the office at 410-356-4600 to schedule your appointment or to order supplements.
No Show/Cancellation: The scheduled time for your appointment has been reserved specifically for you. Except in emergency situations, if you miss or cancel a scheduled appointment or phone consultation, without providing 24 hours notice, Monday through Friday, you will be charged a 50% of the scheduled appointment fee. No shows will be charged 100% of the fee. Because we make every attempt to stay on schedule, if you are late for an appointment, you will only be seen for the remainder of your scheduled time.
Currently, Dr. Kargman sees patients at Maryland Natural Health Center (Owings Mills) on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Appointments can also be made to see her on Mondays or Fridays in Mt. Washington, at Ruscombe Mansion in Baltimore.
Dr. Gorenstein sees clients on Monday and Wednesday evenings in Owings Mills and Tuesday and Thursday evenings in Mt. Washington. Alternative appointment times may be available upon request.
Inital Visit for Dr. Gorenstein $175, follow-up visits $150.
Individualized Comprehensive Psycological Evaluations $3000.
FREE 10-MINUTE PHONE CONSULTS are available for anyone interested in becoming a patient to see if we are the right fit for one another. Please call the office at 410-356-4600 to set that up.
All fees for service are paid in full at the time of each visit, and clients can then submit claim forms to their insurance companies for reimbursement if they wish. A variety of insurance companies such as Blue Cross/Blue Shield often reimburse patients for a portion of their visit. Please check with your insurance company about their coverage for acupuncturists.