With which hospitals / long term care facilities are you affiliated?

Budway Surgical Associates is affiliated with St. Clair Hospital.

Does this practice utilize a patient portal?

Yes, Budway Surgical Associates offers patients access to their medical records via the secure patient portal, FollowMyHealth. The invitation code for this practice is 0439. To learn more about FollowMyHealth, please click on this link.

What services does this practice provide?

Please call the office with any questions regarding services. Preventative Services
-Routine physicals
-Immunizations
-Medicare wellness exams
Acute Services
-Urinary tract infections (UTI)
-Upper respiratory infections (URI)
-Strep throat
-Bronchitis
-Headaches
-Influenza
-etc.
Chronic Disease Management Services
-Asthma
-Diabetes
-High blood pressure
-Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
-Cholesterol
-Depression / Anxiety
-Obesity
-Osteoporosis
-etc.
Additional Services
-Pre-employment physicals
-Pre-operation physicals
-Smoking cessation
-Hospital follow-up visits
-Specialist referrals
-Lab draw
-etc.

What insurance products does the practice accept?

St. Clair Medical Services participates with every major insurer in almost every product. Please click on the link to see a list of all participating insurance products.

What if I have a question about my bill?

Please direct all billing questions to our patient resource center at SCMS.patientbillhelp.com or call 1-855-594-8472 to speak with a billing representative.

Is this practice accepting new patients?

Yes, Budway Surgical Associates is accepting new patients. Click here to schedule a new patient appointment online, or call our practice at (412) 942-7850 and the office staff will be able to accommodate your needs with the earliest available appointment. Once you schedule your appointment, please complete the new patient paperwork on our Forms page.


How can I make an appointment?

Call our practice at 412-942-7850 and the office staff will schedule you with the earliest available appointment.

How do I prepare for my first appointment?

If you are a new patient to Budway Surgical Associates, we ask that you provide the office with your previous health records prior to your appointment date. To transfer your records, please complete the Medical Record Transfer Form and send it to your current primary care provider. Additionally, we ask that you please print and complete all of the "New Patient Forms" on the Forms Page. Once the forms are complete, either fax, mail, or bring the completed forms to your appointment. If you are unable to do this prior to your appointment, please arrive at least 15 minutes early to complete the forms and allow our staff to enter them into your electronic health record.


What should I do if I need to cancel and / or reschedule my appointment?

If you cannot make your scheduled appointment, we request that you provide the practice with 24 hour notice, so that we may offer that appointment time to another patient. You can cancel / reschedule your appointment by calling our office at 412-942-7850.

What is the office's late / cancellation policy 

Out of consideration to our other patients, if you arrive more than 30 minutes late for your appointment, there may be a delay in your visit, or you may be asked to reschedule your appointment. If you cannot make your appointment, we request 24 hour notice to offer that appointment time to another patient. Budway Surgical Associates thanks you in advance for your consideration.

What should I do if I need care after hours?

Budway Surgical Associates is open 8am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. If this is a condition that is of an urgent need and can not wait till the office re-opens, please call our office at 412-942-7850 and our call service will contact a physician who is on call.

How do I get a prescription medication refilled?

Please contact your pharmacy with all prescription medication refill requests.

What if I need a referral to another provider or service?

If you require a referral to see a specialist or to have testing our office will help you obtain the necessary insurance authorization. When possible, please notify our office at least 10 days in advance to allow time to process the paperwork. We ask that you please do not schedule your appointment before our office contacts you with the authorization. If the authorization is not obtained before the appointment, it may mean that you could be financially responsible.


Where can I receive lab and imaging services?

If you require diagnostic testing, please visit St. Clair 's Village Square and Peters Township Outpatient centers. Click here to learn more. As always, please ensure that your insurance plan will cover the location that you choose for your testing.

What if I need to be hospitalized?

Budway Surgical Associates trusts the St. Clair Hospitalists while his patients are hospitalized at St. Clair Hospital. Hospitalists are physicians whose primary professional focus is the general medical care of hospitalized patients. St. Clair Hospitalists will work with the Budway Surgical Associates and care managers to ensure the coordination of your care. Please click the following link to learn more about St. Clair's Hospitalist Service.