The Barlow Building 5454 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1400 Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Phone: (301) 951-7905 Fax: (301) 951-7011
Telephone Assistance Our telephone number is 301-951-7905. We encourage our patients to call at any time with questions. Our nursing and administrative staff have been trained to answer many of your routine questions.
*Please be advised that all demographic information is strictly for office use only and will not be communicated to other parties except with your insurance company as necessary. Be sure to include an email address so that we can remind you of future appointments.
Appointments & Hours
In order to provide the highest quality of care, patients are seen by appointment only. We request that our patients give a minimum of 24 hours notice if unable to keep a scheduled appointment. A standard fee of $50 is charged for non-cancellation of an appointment and $100 for cosmetic patients.
Hours of operation Monday through Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
For prescription refills, please have your pharmacy call on weekdays during normal business hours. Often, patients request prescription refills when they have not been in the office to be seen. Legal and ethical constraints keep us from re-filling prescriptions when we have not had the opportunity to see a patient. Remember, you health is our first priority.
Staff can provide results of lab studies and receive reports of your condition following procedures.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Can I pay with a personal check?
No, we do not accept personal checks. We only accept cash, VISA, Mastercard or Discover.
2. What is the nearest metro station?
The Friendship Heights metro station on the red line is one block from our office. There is also a Metro Bus stop directly in front of the office.
3. Does Dr OíNeill treat children and adults?
Yes, Dr. OíNeill treats both children and adults of all age ranges.
4. Does Dr. OíNeill perform in-office surgical procedures?
Yes, Dr. OíNeill does perform in-office surgical procedures depending on the location, size, and type of the tumor. 5. Is there parking in the Barlow Building?
Yes, parking is available in the Barlow building, as well as in commercial lots across the street. Limited Street parking behind the building is also available.
6. What insurances does Dr. O'Neill participate in?
At this time, Dr. O'Neill participates only in Medicare. For certain other insurances we can submit on the patient's behalf.
7. Are gift certificates for skin care products available?
Yes, gift certificates for skin care products and certain cosmetic procedures are available, just ask at the desk.
8. What is a Physician's Assistant?
Physician Assistants are healthcare professionals licensed to practice medicine under the supervision of a physician. As part of their responsibilities, Physician Assistants may conduct physical exams, provide counsel on preventative healthcare, and write prescriptions. Physician Assistants may also diagnose and treat illnesses, order and interpret lab tests and perform both surgical excisions and cosmetic procedures.
Physicians may delegate to Physician Assistants those medical duties that are within the physicianís scope of practice and the Physician Assistantís training and experience.As a result, Physician Assistants are able to provide many of the same medical and surgical services as a physician.
9. How are Physician's Assistants Trained?
Applicants to Physician Assistant school must first have a Bachelorís degree and prior healthcare experience.The typical PA program, like other Master's Degree programs, is two or more years long. Upon graduation, successful candidates receive a Masterís in Physician Assistant Studies.After graduation, Physician Assistants take a national certification examination, developed by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants in conjunction with the National Board of Medical Examiners. To maintain their national certification, Physician Assistants must log 100 hours of continuing medical education every two years and take a recertification exam every six years. Graduation from an accredited physician assistant program and passage of the national certifying exam are required for state licensure.