Urogynecology Clinic

Urogynecology is a medical specialty focusing on the investigation, diagnosis, and management of conditions affecting women with urinary disorders.

Types of consultation and exams in urogynecology

  • Urinary incontinence and leakage
  • Female pelvic organ prolapse
  • Urinary retention
  • Bladder dysfunction
  • Pessary fitting and management

How to access our services?

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

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

Preparation

  • Please drink enough water to have a full bladder at the time of your appointment.
  • During most consultations, you will have a urine flow test and followed by a bladder scan. These tests are non-invasive and painless, and are performed by a nurse in the exam room.
  • Your specialist may ask that you fill out a voiding diary before the consultation, and bring it with you. Download a copy of the Voiding Diary (PDF).

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.
  • Upon registering, take a pager. 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.

Test results

  • The hospital will send the specialist’s report to your physician within 10 working days.
  • You must book an appointment with your family doctor or healthcare professional who sent us the referral to discuss your test results.

Business hours

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

Telephone

613-632-1111, extension 72500
Toll-free: 1-800-790-8870, extension 72500

Fax

613-636-6175

Address

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

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

Resources and links

  • For information on incontinence and its causes; how to manage incontinence and treatment options, visit The Canadian Continence Foundation.
  • For information and patient education material on pelvic care, visit the International Urogynecological Association patient portal Your Pelvic Floor.

Refer a patient to HGH Urogynecology Clinic

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.