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What to Expect

​​​​​​​Someone will call you to give you a time for your appointment at the Non-Invasive Diagnostic Vascular Lab​.


What t​o Bring

  • ​​A trusted friend or family member
    A friend or family member can help you to answer our questions, gather information, take notes and ask questions.

  • Questions to ask
    Bring a list of questions to your appointment to help you remember everything you want to ask.

When You Arrive

The first person you meet at the Non-Invasive Diagnostic Vascular Lab is the receptionist. To sign in with the receptionist you will need your health card (OHIP card). If you do not have an OHIP card, please bring another form of government-issued photo ID (such as a driver’s license, passport, or other provincial health card).

How Long Will Your​ Appointment Be?

First appointments take longer than follow-up appointments.

The average Non-Invasive Diagnostic Vascular Lab appointment can take 60 minutes per test required. If you are scheduled to be seen in clinic after your Lab appointment you will proceed to Vascular Clinic otherwise you will be informed that you may leave.
 
We do everything that we can to stay on time. Unfortunately, your appointment may be delayed by unforeseen circumstances. We recommend that you come prepared for delays.

Before You Leave

At the end of your first appointment, the doctor will review your test. The results will be mailed to the referring physician. The referring physician will determine the next step in treatment and notify you appropriately.

If you are unsure about what your next steps are, don't be afraid to ask a member of your team. We are ​here to help you.

About Phone Calls

The Vascular Lab Secretary will call you the day before your scheduled visit to remind you of your appointment. If you have changed your phone number please ensure you notify us so we can update our records.

If you are unable to keep your scheduled appointment please contact the Non-Invasive Diagnostic Vascular Lab​ Secretary 416 340 3589 as early as possible. If you do not have an answering machine for us to leave a message – you may need to call us.