Please keep in mind that communications via email over the internet are not secure. Although it is unlikely, there is a possibility that information you include in an email can be intercepted and read by other parties besides the person to whom it is addressed. Please do not include personal identifying information such as your birth date, or personal medical information in any emails you send to us. No one can diagnose your condition from email or other written communications, and communication via our website cannot replace the relationship you have with a physician or another healthcare practitioner. Regulations require encrypted messaging systems for confidential communications. Since our e-mail/text communications are not encrypted, it is the policy of DRS Medical Associates not to use e-mail/text for sharing confidential information and instead we provide a secure patient portal.