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​​​​​​Urgent/Emergent 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

Please call the neurosurgeon's office to let them know you have sent in an urgent referral and it will be processed immediately.

If you do not know which physician to refer your patient to please refer to the following list​.

Standard Referral​​​​

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

If you do not know which physician to refer your patient to, please ref​​​er to the following list.

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 Ref​​erral

In addition to the completed referral form, make sure to include:

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

More Referral Links


Go to the Aneurysm Clinic