Frequently Asked Questions
Ask for a referral from your family physician. The referral can be faxed by your family physician’s office.
No, it is not. You have to get a referral from your family physician or a walk-in-clinic.
Yes, you do. You may insist on being referred to a doctor (specialist) based on your individual preferences. You also have the right to receive a second opinion.
The wait time is minimal: it’s days, NOT weeks or months. For an urgent initial consultation the doctor can see you the same day.
Our services are covered by OHIP and some private insurance companies.
Bring a list of your current medications and all relevant medical information; i.e. your hospital discharge summary and the results of your recent cardiac tests, if you had any.
Each patient’s progress is based on many factors. Are you overweight? Do you smoke? Is your family and work environment stressful? Do you follow your doctor’s recommendations? The better your attitude and motivation, the faster your progress.