FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions


Concierge Care Specialist

Upon contacting the Minimus Institute, you will be immediately connected to our Concierge Care Specialist.

Medical History

We will request that your medical history is sent to us including mailing a copy of any relevant imaging (MRI, etc.) or other studies.

Surgical Consultation

Upon receipt of your medical information, a Minimus Institute Surgeon will call you to conduct a detailed consultation by phone or video.

Scheduling

Should you be a candidate for surgery with the Minimus Institute, we will work with you and your family to schedule your surgery and coordinate travel accommodations, should you so desire.

Travel Arrangements

You will travel to Monterey to meet with your surgeon, receive surgical care, and recover in a comfortable hotel. Appointments ranging from physical therapy to family activities can also be arranged.

Does Minimus Institute accept
commercial insurance?

Yes. Minimus Institute accepts most forms of commercial insurance. Prior to receiving care with Minimus Institute, our billing specialists provide each patient with a detailed estimate. For self-pay patients, we also offer bundled fees which include the facility, surgeon and anesthesia fees and routine, uncomplicated follow-up care associated with the procedure. We also contract directly with TPAs and self-insured employers. Speak to your HR department to see if your employer is a care sponsor with Minimus Institute.

Who can I contact with specific
questions about my travel or care?

Should you have any questions regarding your care, or the care of a loved one, speak directly with our Care Specialist by calling 831.333.4164, or reach us via email at hello@minimusinstitute.com.

Our Concierge Care Specialist is also available to help arrange travel, accommodations, and everything in between. Our objective is to ensure you have a stress-free and enjoyable experiencewhile seeking care at Minimus Institute.

May I request
a specific physician?

Yes. Please let our Care Specialist know if you prefer to be seen by a specific Minimus Institute physician.

Where will my surgery
take place?

All Minimus Institute patients receive their surgical care at one of the Monterey Peninsula Surgery Centers listed below.

CASS CENTER
966 Cass Street, Suite 150, Monterey

MUNRAS CENTER
665 Munras Avenue, Suite 100, Monterey

RYAN RANCH CENTER
2 Upper Ragsdale Drive, Bldg B, Suite 160, Monterey

CAPITOLA CENTER
2265 41st Avenue, Capitola

SALINAS CENTER
955 A Blanco Circle, Salinas

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