Telehealth

Video Visit Information & Instructions for Patients

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Before your video visit with a Columbia Orthopedics specialist, please review the information and instructions below. Make sure you meet the requirements and follow these steps to ensure that your virtual appointment goes as smoothly as possible.

If you do not have a scheduled appointment, please contact us at 212.305.4565.


Video Visit Checklist

Please confirm that you can answer YES to the following questions. If you do not meet these requirements, please contact our team.

  • Do you have access to an iOS or Android mobile device for your video visit?
  • Do you have a strong and stable internet connection at the location where you will be for your video visit?
  • Do you have a MyChart account?
    • If you do not have a MyChart account, visit myconnectnyc.org, complete the form, and respond to the security questions to confirm your identity.

Video Visit Instructions

Download the MyChart app via the App Store (iOS) or Google Play (Android).

Once in the MyChart app, search for "Columbia University Irving Medical Center," and select it as your primary institution.

Step 1: Open the MyChart app, log into your account, click on Appointments *
Step 2: Click on the appropriate Video Visit appointment
Step 3: Once green, click the Begin Visit button at the bottom of your screen

* Do not click on the stethoscope "E-Visit" icon, as this is an entirely different tool and is not used for video visits.


Download PDF copies of these instructions in english and español

Video Visit Instructions - PDF

Instrucciones de Visita de Video - PDF