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How to get an appointment with a Gastroenterologist in Canada


Written by: CDHF

Updated: September 27th, 2023

In Canada, accessing a Gastroenterologist or any specialist typically involves a process that begins with a referral from a primary care physician. Here are the steps to see a Gastroenterologist in Canada:

Remember that wait times to see specialists can vary across provinces and may depend on the urgency of your condition. In some cases, if your condition is urgent or requires immediate attention, your primary care physician may be able to expedite the referral process.

If you’re experiencing severe symptoms or a medical emergency, it’s crucial to seek immediate medical attention at a hospital or urgent care center.

Please note that healthcare systems and processes can change, so it’s a good idea to check with your provincial health authority or healthcare provider for the most up-to-date information on accessing specialists in your area.

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