Gastroenterology Clinic

Gastroenterology is a medical specialty focusing on the investigation, diagnosis, and management of conditions affecting the digestive system. This system includes the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver.

Types of consultation in gastroenterology

  • Gastrointestinal disease
  • Irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease
  • Celiac disease (gluten-sensitive enteropathy)
  • Liver disease
  • Pancreatic and biliary disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Polyps
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy

Who do we serve?

  • Adults

How to access our services?

  • You must have a referral from your physician to book an appointment in gastroenterology.

The Gastroenterology Clinic operates within the HGH Ambulatory Clinics.

About The Program

Before your appointment

  1. Your physician will fax us a request.
  2. We will call you to schedule an appointment. It may take a few weeks or up to several months before we call you, depending on the specialists’ availability.

What to bring

  • Valid Health Card
  • List of all your medications, including prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, supplements and herbal medicines

When you arrive

  • Please use the Main Entrance and register at one of the self-serve kiosks at least 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment. Clerks are available to help with the registration process.
  • Upon registering, take a “puck”. It will buzz and light up when your turn comes up and indicate in which room to report.
  • Room numbers and other public interest messages are presented on the TV screens.

The consultation

  • You will meet a nurse and the specialist.
  • Depending on the reason for your consultation, the specialist may perform a physical evaluation and prescribe other tests, if needed.

Results and follow-ups

  • The medical specialist will send a report to your physician.
  • If you need a follow-up appointment with the specialist, we will call you to set up the appointment.

Business hours

Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (except public holidays)

Telephone

613-632-1111, option 1 (Appointment), then option 1 (Ambulatory Clinics)
Toll-free: 1-800-790-8870, option 1

Fax

613-636-6175

Address

HGH – Main Campus
1111 Ghislain Street
Hawkesbury, ON K6A 3G5

The Gastroenterology Clinic is part of the Ambulatory Clinics located in Block B, level 1. View the hospital plan.

Resources and links

 

Referring a patient to HGH Gastroenterology Clinic

Medical Specialists

  • Dr. Achuthan Aruljothy
  • Dr. Avijit Chatterjee
  • Dr. Angela Cheung
  • Dr. Catherine Dubé
  • Dr. Erin Kelly
  • Dr. Sanjay Murthy
  • Dr. Alaa Rostom (G.I Lead)

Referral Form

To refer a patient, download the Consultation Request Form, fill it out and fax it to 613-636-6175.

Appointment booking line: 1-800-790-8870, extension 82500