We accept referrals from physicians for emergency, urgent and elective consultations.
If your patient needs immediate, urgent care, please do the following:
Toronto Western / Toronto General Hospital Emergency Patient follow-up:
Non-urgent ED referrals are booked as elective consultations and may not be seen within 21 days.
All of our surgeons accept elective referrals. Fax your elective referral to the office of the surgeon. The hand surgeon will review the elective referral, and if accepted an appointment with be booked (usually for an appointment within four to six months).
The form will be reviewed to ensure that it is complete; if incomplete, the form will be returned to you.
Our office will call you with information about the patient's first appointment.
Your office is responsible for providing the patient with the appointment information, including time and location, and important documents, test results and imaging that they must bring.
In addition to the completed referral form, make sure to include: