Referral Information for Patients

​​You need a referral from your doctor to become a patient at the Non-Invasive Diagnostic Vascular Lab.

When making a referral, your doctor will include:

  • A requisition indicating study requested
  • Any relevant clinical information​

How Long Does a Referral Take?

Usually the doctor who referred you to the Non-Invasive Diagnostic Vascular Lab​ 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.

Referral Information for Physicians

​​​​​​​Urgent Referral

If your patient needs immediate, urgent care, please do the following:  Page the Vascular Surgeon on call through locating at 4​16 340 3155.

You must make direct contact with the surgeon to complete an urgent referral.

Please note: All cases of critical ischemia (gangrene, ischemic ulceration, ischemic night and rest pain) referrals are considered urgent.

Standard Referral

To complete the standard referral process, first download and complete the Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory requisition form

  • ​Once you have completed the form, fax to: 416 340 4498​
  • Alternatively, you can fax it directly to the Surgeon's office central fax at: 416 340 5029.

The Surgeon'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 the following as these will be required at their first appointment.

  • Images of CT scans or MRI on CD or DVD
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