Blackwell Medical Tower • 201 Sivley Road, Suite 620 • Huntsville, AL 35801
Hours of service: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (closed for lunch Noon – 1 p.m.)
We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of women with gynecologic malignancies. We believe in balancing quality of life with aggressive treatment and in the importance of including patients and their families in decisions and discussions about their care.
With specialized training in gynecologic oncology, we are able to develop personalized treatment plans using the most advanced clinical methods for diagnosis, surgery and treatment.
- genetic risk assessment and risk reduction
- complex pelvic surgeries
- surgical risk reduction
- minimally invasive techniques such as DaVinci robotic surgery
- radiation therapy
Leading the way
Tennessee Valley Gynecologic Oncology (TVGO) is an active participant in clinical research through an affiliate of NRG Oncology, one of the National Clinical Trial Networks of the NCI conducting clinical trials across the country and globe, as well as a local collaboration with HudsonAlpha for investigator-initiated clinical trials. Through these affiliations, TVGO is helping advance gynecologic oncology treatment while giving patients access to the latest innovations in treatment.
Telephone calls to the nurse
When calling the office to speak with a nurse, you may be asked to leave a message. Messages are checked throughout the day. After-hours calls will be answered by the answering service and the physician on call will return emergency calls in a timely manner.
When calling the office for a prescription refill, you will be asked for your name, date of birth, call back number, name and dose of medicine and the name and number of your preferred pharmacy. It may take up to 48 hours for your refill to be approved by the physician and called in to your pharmacy. TVGO does not refill medications prescribed by other physicians. TVGO does not refill narcotic prescriptions after office hours.
Diagnostic tests and procedures
Routine tests (such as mammograms) should be ordered by your primary care physician. For tests ordered by TVGO (diagnostics, biopsies, pap tests, etc), you will receive test results within 10 working days. If you have not received test results within 15 working days, please call the office at (256) 265-4600.
Initial appointments are by referral from your primary care physician. Follow-up appointments for existing patients can be made by calling the office at (256) 265-4600.
Please bring the following items to your appointment:
- Current insurance card and photo ID
- List of all current medications
- Completed new patient packet
- $50 fee if no insurance (first visit only)
To cancel an appointment, please notify the clinic at least 24 hours in advance. This is an important courtesy to others waiting to schedule an appointment. There is a $25 fee for all cancellations without a 24 hour notice.
Services provided by TVGO are covered by most insurance plans. Please call your insurance provider if you have any questions about your policy.