(Note: If you would rather view a PDF that includes both the written instructions below while also showing pictures of the process, click "Patient Portal Log-In Instructions" to view.)
Within 24 hours of your office visit, go to your email and open the 'Patient Portal' email from Advanced Dermatology. This activation email will expire in 24 hours. Please contact our office if you were unable to activate your patient portal within the allotted time. We will reset your activation.
STEP 1: Copy the link provided in the email. DO NOT CLICK THE LINK.
STEP 2: Go to Firefox or Chrome web browser and paste the link into the address bar. Press enter. This will bring you to the patient portal activation page.
STEP 3: Verify your identity by entering your date of birth and last name into the spaces provided.
For example: Date of birth: 01/01/62 *must contain slashes* Last name: smith
Click verify information. This will bring you to the next screen to create a password.
STEP 4: Create a password to access your portal. The password must meet the following security requirements:
Click set password. This will bring you to your patient portal homepage.
STEP 5: At the top of your patient portal homepage click on the 'APPOINTMENTS' tab
Step 6: Click the 'RESULTS' tab on the left-hand side
a. To ask a question about your biopsy, click the 'COMPOSE' button.
b. To view/print your pathology report, click the date of your biopsy
c. To learn about your diagnosis, click the 'INFORMATION' button (i with a circle around it) located under the 'LEARN' button. This will bring you to a trusted website called Medline Plus where you can search your diagnosis.
Step 7: To access messages sent by our office click the 'CONTACT US' tab at the top of your patient portal. There you will find all messages that are sent and received.
Logging in will bring you to a page with a list of tabs on the left hand side where you can review and edit some information. The tabs and their uses are:
You can view information but please contact us to make any changes!
You can view information but contact us to make any changes!
You can see which pharmacy electronic prescriptions will be sent to. To add or change the pharmacy:
NOTE: we will not be able to send prescriptions to Manual Pharmacies so please do NOT choose "Add Manual Pharmacy".
You can update any past medical conditions or surgeries you may have had. After making any changes, click "Save" or "Save and Continue" at the bottom of the page.
You can update any skin diseases you may have had in the past. After making any changes, click "Save" or "Save and Continue" at the bottom of the page.
You can update your medications:
You can update any drug allergies:
You can update any information you feel is relevant.
You can view a list of all your current and past diagnoses.
You can view a list of any labs that were ordered for you through the EMR.
You can view patient education handouts from each visit. You can also view a continuity of care record that updates after each visit.