No. Referrals are not needed, but they are always appreciated. Appointments can easily be made online as well as by phone.
Select Podiatric services are partially funded by MSP. The patient is responsible to pay the total portion of the cost of the treatment not covered by MSP at the time of service. If you have any questions about your financial responsibility, please don't hesitate to ask!
If you have a third party carrier "extended benefits" then you may have Podiatry, orthotic, bracing, drug coverage as part of your plan. It is always a good idea to check your coverage prior to your visit.
No. In fact most, if not all Podiatric Surgeons in Canada don't. Most insurance company plans do not permit the direct billing of fees from Podiatrists.
Yes. We will perform a comprehensive gait evaluation and biomechanical exam in conjunction to casting your foot to obtain an accurate mold of your feet. Custom foot orthotics will then be fabricated to best suit your needs. We make a physical cast of your feet and our process of fabricating orthotics is hand made from start to finish.
We never want to keep patients waiting. We try our best to see everyone in a timely manner. Every patient that is scheduled is triaged based on medical urgency. Due to the level of training of our surgeons and the variety of procedures we perform the number of patients that see us from around the globe can lead to increased wait times.
Yes. It is very important for patients with diabetes to have their feet checked regularly by a Podiatrist for their management and/or prevention of foot-related problems. Our diabetic foot care services are comprehensive including routine care, wound care, infection management as well as surgical debridements, amputations and limb salvage.