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Office Hours & Phone Numbers

Appointments available
Monday through Friday
8:00 AM  to  5:00 PM

or 800-KAN-EYES


In case of emergency
after hours,
our doctors may be reached by calling St. Catherine Hospital
at 620-272-2222 and
the dispatch service
will have the
doctor on call notified.




Patient Rights

310 E. Walnut
Garden City, Kansas  67846
St. Catherine Medical Building
or 800-526-3937

Patient Bill of Rights
Advanced Directives
Physician Financial Interests and Ownership
Notice of Privacy Practices

Patient "Bill of Rights"

  • The patient has the right to considerate and respectful care.

  • The patient has the right to obtain from  his physician complete current information concerning his / her diagnosis, treatment and prognosis in terms the patient can be reasonably expected to understand.  When it is not medically advisable to give such information to the patient, the information should be made available to an appropriate person in his behalf.  He / She has the right to know, by name, the physician responsible for his care.

  • The patient has the right to receive from his / her physician information necessary to give informed consent prior to the start of any procedure and/or treatment.  Except in emergencies, such information for informed consent should include but not necessarily be limited to the specific procedure and/or treatment, the medically  significant risks involved, and the probable duration of incapacitation.  Where medically significant alternatives for care or treatment exist, or when the patient requests information concerning medical alternatives, the patient has the right to know the alternatives.

  • The patient has the right to refuse treatment and/or change physicians and to be informed of the medical consequences of his action.

  • The patient has the right to every consideration of his/her privacy concerning his / her own medical care program.  Case discussion, consultation, examination and treatment are confidential and should be conducted discreetly.  Those not directly involved in his / her care must have the permission of the patient to be present.

  • The patient has the right to expect all communications and records pertaining to his / her care be treated as confidential.

  • The patient has the right to expect that within its capacity, the center will provide evaluation, service and/or referral as indicated by the urgency of the case.  When medically  permissible the patient may be  transferred to another facility only after he / she has received complete information and explanation concerning the needs for and the alternatives of such a transfer.  The institute to which the patient is to be transferred must first have accepted the patient for transfer.

  • The patient has the right to obtain information as to any relationship of this facility to other health care and educational institutions as far as his / her care is concerned.  The patient has the right to obtain information as to the existence of any professional relationships among individuals, by name, who are treating him / her.  The patient has the right to be advised if the center proposed to engage in or perform human experimentation affecting his / her care of treatment.  The patient has the right to refuse to participate in such research projects.

  • The patient has the right to expect reasonable continuity of care.  He has the right to know in advance what appointments times and physicians are available and where.  The patient has the right to expect this facility will provide a mechanism whereby he / she is in-formed by his physician or a delegate of the patient's continuing health care requirements following discharge.

  • The patient has the right to examine and receive an explanation of his bill, regardless of source payment.

  • The patient has the right to know our facility rules and regulations and how they apply to his / her conduct as a patient.

Advance Directives

Fry Eye Surgery Center is an outpatient surgery center that performs only elective surgeries and performs no high-risk surgeries.  It is the policy of Fry Eye Surgery Center not to acknowledge advance directives of any patient  while in this facility.  If you have an advance directive, it will not be honored while you are a patient in this facility.

Physician Financial Interests and Ownership

Drs. Eric Fry and William Clifford have common ownership of Fry Eye Surgery Center.

Kansas Department of Health and Environment Complaint Hotline:  800-842-0078
Office of Medicare Beneficiary Ombudsman:      Ombudsmen Center   

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Notice of Privacy Practices

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