Internal Medicine Clinic

Internal medicine is a specialty that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of adults affected by diseases involving several organs or systems.

Types of consultations in internal medicine

  • Diabetes
  • Hormone disorders
  • High blood pressure
  • Kidney diseases
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Cardiac disorders

Who do we serve?

  • Adults (18+)

How to access our services?

  • You must have a referral from your physician or another healthcare professional to book an appointment.

The Internal Medicine Clinic is part of 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
  • List of allergies

When you arrive

  • Please use the new 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.
  • Take a pager when registering. 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 who will review your health history and medication, and check your vital signs.
  • Then you will meet a specialist who will assess your condition and make a treatment plan with you.

Results and follow-up

  • The specialist will send a written report to the referring physician.
  • Results will also be available in your electronic medical record. For information on the creation of an account and how to access your electronic medical record, visit MyChart.
  • We will call you to schedule an appointment if a follow-up with the specialist is required.

Business hours

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

Telephone

613-632-1111, option 1 (Appointments), 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 Internal Medicine Clinic is part of the Ambulatory Clinics located in Block B, level 1. View the hospital plan.

Resources

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Refer a patient to HGH Internal Medicine Clinic

Our medical specialists

Referral Form

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

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

 

The Hawkesbury and District General Hospital (HGH) provides more than 40 specialized medical clinics for residents of Prescott-Russell and surrounding region. For a list of clinics, departments and services, visit Refer a patient.