Our main location is in Encinitas, California, although our Tibetan Physician sees people in Costa Mesa and Marin County, California as well.
To make appointments for Encinitas and Costa Mesa
Please call our office at 619-325-0992
Or email us at email@example.com..
To make appointments to see Dr. Dhondup in Marin County, CA
Please call Tracey Bigelow at 415-302-5666
Or email Tracey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Occasionally when a patient has seen Dr. Lobsang but lives out of town, moves, or is traveling and wants a follow up appointment with the doctor, we will set up a phone consultation. These are held on typical Encinitas patient days (Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays) and patients are given a full 30 minute appointment where they are able talk with Dr. Lobsang. The fee for this is $75 and is a service available only to patients who have been seen in one of his offices.
For more specific information about fees for appointments, please click on the tabs to the left. If there is no fee listed, please call our office for more information.
If you need to cancel an appointment, please note that we need a 48 hour notice in Encinitas and 72 hour notice in Costa Mesa and Marin prior to the scheduled appointmens in. If not, you will be charged $50.
FIRST APPOINTMENT WITH DR. LOBSANG DHONDUP
PREPARATIONS FOR YOUR FIRST APPOINTMENT
with Lobsang Dhondup, Traditional Tibetan Physician
THE DAY BEFORE YOUR APPOINTMENT
Do not have vitamin, mineral, or herbal supplements for 24 hours before the urine sample.
Do not have any caffeine, alcohol or spicy foods the day before, AND the day of your appointment.
No beets or asparagus 24 hours before urine sample is produced.
Women: the doctor cannot see you the first four days of your monthly period, as the pulse reading would not be accurate.
THE MORNING OF YOUR APPOINTMENT URINE COLLECTION
The first time you awake and urinate after 2:30/3:00 AM, collect a sample of this urine and bring it with you.(To collect it in a container that you DO NOT want returned)
Example: If you get up during the night to urinate, AND it is after 3:00 AM, this is the urine you need to save. If you get up at 6:00AM, and this is the first time you are urinating since 3 AM, this is the one you save, etc. etc... Collect the urine in a clean glass/plastic container witha tight lid. DO NOT REFRIGERATE
After you have collected your first morning urine, you may take vitamins and minerals.
Do not have any caffeine or alcohol (including chocolate, black/green tea, soda pop, alcohol based herbal tinctures) until after your appointment. These items affect your pulse.
You may take any regular medication(s) you are currently on.
No fasting the day before, nor the morning of the appointment.
Please bring a list of any medicine, herbs, and supplements you are taking.
Any current medical reports can be of assistance, too.
SECOND AND OTHER APPOINTMENTS THEREAFTER
A urine sample is not needed unless the doctor requests it of you.
No caffeine and alcohol 12 hours before your scheduled appointment.