Physician Referrals — Surgery

Physician referrals: See North York General Hospital's directory of physicians Find a Doctor 

FIT + Colonoscopy Referral Form 

 

  • Fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) is a new test that is part of Cancer Care Ontario’s Colon Cancer Check Program
  • The FIT replaces the fecal occult blood test (gFOBT) for people at average risk of getting colorectal cancer
  • A positive FIT requires a colonoscopy
  • Patients who require a FIT positive colonoscopy will receive an appointment within two weeks
  • Results to primary care providers are sent within 1 business day
  • If further testing is necessary, patients will receive expedited and automatic diagnostic workup and surgical consults through the North York General Colorectal Cancer Program

Expedited Colonoscopy Program

Expedited Colonoscopy referral form
This program ensures patients with concerning symptoms are booked for a colonoscopy in a timely fashion.It is for patients with: 1. positive fecal occult blood in stool; 2. anemia; 3. family history of colorectal cancer; 4. concerning change in bowel habit or new onset of rectal bleeding; 5. palpable rectal mass. The expedited colonoscopy program is not for patients requiring routine screening.

Colorectal Diagnostic Assessment Program

Access the online and pdf Colonoscopy Diagnostic Assessment Program referral form

Gulshan & Pyarali G. Nanji Orthopaedic and Plastics Centre 

Referral Form

Total Joint Assessment Centre (TJAC) 

TJAC referral form and patient guides
Link to the Hip and Knee Care section on the website.

Resources for physicians and clinical staff

Paediatric surgery

• Paediatric Tonsillectomy Clinical Guidelines

Patient and family resources

View our Patient & Family Resources page for all patient resources. This page contains a hysterectomy pamphlet, links to hip and knee surgery resources, and paediatric surgery resources. 

Opioids for pain after day surgery — This flyer answers common questions and helps prevent medication accidents: