All appointments with the Orthopedic Surgeons must be booked through a referral from your family physician.
In order to obtain a referral, visit your family doctor. He or she will then fax a referral, along with all appropriate medical history and test results. The Orthopaedic Surgeon's office will book the appointment with your family doctor who will contact you with the date and time.
When making a referral, your doctor will include:
Usually the doctor who referred you to the Hip and Knee Service will contact you with your appointment time. Call the doctor's office if you do not receive information about your appointment within a few weeks.
Your doctor can get all the referral information they need in our guide for referring physicians.