What patients are saying.
I love Dr. Besser. He is always upbeat, concerned, does a full exam and history, and explains as he goes. He answers all questions fully. He is simply the best!
Dr. Morganelli is amazing. She is attentive, sensitive, and knowledgeable.
Dr. Hoffman-Olsen is awesome! She is caring, professional, knowledgeable and honest. She is an excellent listener and really put me at ease. Thank you!
Dr. Hoffman-Olsen is tremendous! She is so personable and helpful, it is wonderful that she takes so much time with me.
Dr. Hoffman-Olsen is the most knowledgeable, caring, kind and compassionate ObGyn I've ever met!
Dr. Daniel Cibulsky was warm, kind, and concerned for my well-being. It had been some time since I had last seen a gynecologist. I'm looking forward to being a lifelong patient of his.
Dr. Heading is always very nice, makes you feel comfortable, has many suggestions, and is very interested in his patients understanding their concerns. He always has a smile on his face.
I have been going to see Dr. George Heading for more than 27 years. He is warm, kind, and compassionate, a great doctor. I would highly recommend this practice to my friends or family.
I have been a patient of Dr. Besser for many years and think he is terrific. I have complete confidence in him.
Providers at this practice.
Frequently asked questions about this practice.
Schedule an Appointment
To serve you in the best way possible, we work by appointments. Please let us know of any issues that may necessitate how soon you need to be seen.
At your initial visit, you will be asked to present your insurance card, photo ID, any necessary co-payments and to complete new patient paperwork. To save time during your first appointment, you may download and complete our new patient paperwork ahead of time and bring it with you to your appointment.
To Cancel or Reschedule
If you are unable to keep an appointment, we ask that you cancel/reschedule your appointment at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled appointment time.
Policies and Instructions
For our patients' convenience, we offer Mammography, Bone Density and Ultrasound testing on-site. We ask that you make necessary childcare arrangements prior to your testing. For safety and liability reasons, we do not permit children in the testing rooms. Children may be left in the waiting room, provided an adult accompanies them. Please note that technicians are not authorized to discuss test results.
Lab specimens collected in our office are sent to an outside laboratory for testing with the exception of pregnancy tests, routine urinalysis and hemocults.
For routine prescription refills, please leave a message on our prescription refill line. If your call is received prior to 4:00 p.m., your prescription will be called into the pharmacy you indicate within 48 hours. Our office policy is not to refill birth control prescriptions or non-emergent medication during the hours when our office is closed. We ask our patients be responsible for monitoring prescription needs. Please remember that the physician is on-call for emergency purposes only.
We cannot answer clinical questions or give medical advice to any patient who has not been seen at this office during the previous three years. Patients who have not been seen for the past 12 months or longer are kindly asked to schedule an annual exam. We reserve the right to provide care for our patients only.
Insurance Plan Participation
At Obstetrics & Gynecology Associates we participate in many managed care plans and see patients with government as well as traditional insurances. Some insurance plans may require that you obtain a referral from your regular doctor (PCP) before you visit us if we are not your designated gynecologist. To learn if a particular physician or clinician participates with your plan, please contact our office or your insurance company.
We participate with the following major plans:
- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield / Wellpoint
- CIGNA Healthcare
- First Health / Coventry Health care
- Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
- Multiplan / PHCS / Emblem Healthcare
- Northeast Health Direct / Consumer Health Network PPO / ChoiceCare Humana
- Oxford Health Plan
- United Healthcare
Women's Health Connecticut participates in the following CT Health Insurance Exchange health plans:
- United Healthcare
For more information about these plans, we recommend that you visit accesshealtct.com or call 1-855-805-4325.
Billing and Payments
Obstetrics & Gynecology Associates does not participate with all Medicaid plans. Should you seek our services having been informed of our non-participating status, you will be asked to sign a waiver acknowledging that you will personally assume responsibility for payment of all services rendered. Should your insurance change to a Medicaid plan at anytime, it is your responsibility to notify our office immediately.
You are responsible for learning details of your coverage from your insurance plan, including all deductibles, co-payments and/or any referrals that may be required by your insurance company. Your co-payment is expected at the time of service, and payment in full is expected at each visit for services not covered by your insurance. Additionally, if you do not have an insurance card available, and/or our physicians do not participate with your health plan, full payment also is expected at the time of service.
For your convenience, we accept cash, check, Mastercard, VISA, and Discover. All returned checks will be assessed a $25.00 service charge. If you are an existing patient with a balance due, you can also pay your bill online.
If you have any questions regarding billing, please call our central billing office at (800) 889-3333 during regular business hours.
1 Hospital Plaza
Stamford, CT 06904
Phone: (203) 325-7000
For your convenience, Obstetrics & Gynecology Associates provides the forms below that you may download and complete before visiting us, or as needed. All new patients will need to fill out a registration form upon arrival at our office if not completed beforehand. If you do complete the registration form ahead of time, please bring two copies to the office. At regular intervals, you will be asked to update this information.