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​​​​​​​Urgent Referral ​​​​​​

If your patient needs immediate, urgent care (within 24 hours), please do the following:

  • Contact the neurosurgeon on-call through UHN locating at: 416 340 3155.​

For emergent care (patient can wait more than 24 hours to see a neurosurgeon), please do the following:

  • Fax your referral to the neurosurgeon your patient should be seen by. Referrals must be addressed to a specific neurosurgeon and be labelled “urgent” to Fax: 416 603 5298
  • Faxes that are not addressed to a specific neurosurgeon will not be processed
  • Please call the neurosurgeon’s office to let them know you have sent in an urgent referral and it will be processed immediately​

Neurosurgeons Specializing In Neuro-oncology:

Dr. Mark Bernstein
Phone: 416 603 6499

Dr. Fred Gentili
Phone: 416 603 5250

Dr. Paul Kongkham
Phone: 416 603 5428

Dr. Gelareh Zadeh
Phone: 416 603 5679

Standard Referr​al 

To complete the standard referral process, please fax your referral to Fax 416 603 5298. Referrals must be addressed to a specific neurosurgeon.

Neurosurgeons Specializing in Neuro-Oncology: 

Dr. Mark Bernstein
Phone: 416 603 6499

Dr. Fred Gentili
Phone: 416 603 5250

Dr. Paul Kongkham
Phone: 416 603 5428

Dr. Gelareh Zadeh
Phone: 416 603 5679

Faxes that are not addressed to a specific neurosurgeon will not be processed.

The neurosurgeon’s 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. 

It is extremely important to ensure that your patient brings relevant imaging studies as these will be required at their first appointment. 

  • X-rays
  • CT Scans
  • MRIs

Checklist for a Complete Referral​​

In addition to the completed refer​ral form, make sure to include: 

  • A letter of referral
  • Clinical notes
  • All relevant diagnostic tests

More Referral Links

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Go to the Neuro-Oncology Brain Tumour Clinic