The Department of Medicine offers a few clinics under the Medicine Clinics umbrella where Internal Medicine Specialists (Internists) offer their consults for patients. All referrals are reviewed and triaged by clinicians. Patients can also be seen by other allied health practitioners such as physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nurses, respiratory therapists and laboratory technicians as needed.
Following is an outline of each of the clinics.
General Medicine Clinic
The clinic operates 5 days per week.
Physician Leader: Dr. R. Sahfai and Internist Team
The clinic operates two days per week
Physician Leader: Dr. P. Villeneuve
The clinic is open to ER Referrals only
Investigation and management of urgent gastrointestinal-related
illnesses such as, inflammatory bowel disease, pancreatic disease, acute
hepatitis, cirrhosis, dyspepsia
- Appropriate diagnostic procedures such as ERCP, endoscopy, colonoscopy
Physician Leader: Dr. G. Schep and team
Geriatric Assessment Clinic (GAT) and Geriatric Outreach Team (GOT)
- Offers in-home comprehensive assessment for elderly patients and
makes appropriate linkages to GAT clinic after assessment to see our
The clinic operates Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Dr A. Bida
Anticoagulation Clinic and Thrombosis Concerns
The Clinic operates Mondays to Fridays as needed for urgent cases and on Thursdays for thrombosis follow-up
Dr. P. Villeneuve
A physician's referral is require for these clinics. After the
referral has been received, patients can expect a call within 48
hours,and will be given an appointment in the most appropriate clinic.