SURGERY / ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY

Associated clinical pathways

The following pathways can be downloaded from Specialist Link

eReferral Advice also available

As an alternative to orthopedic surgery tele-advice, providers in the Calgary Zone can submit an eReferral Advice Request for orthopaedic surgery and will receive a response back from a specialist within five calendar days. Providers can submit for the following:

Ankle issue, elbow issue, foot issue, hip issue, knee issue, shoulder issue, and wrist issue

To submit an eReferral Advice Request, go online. For a list of other specialties available and more information about eReferral, visit the website.

How to request Orthopaedic Surgery tele-advice

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding statutory holidays.

Please enter your name, PRAC ID and direct/private phone number (no dashes/hyphens).

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Tele-advice can also be requested by calling 403.910.2551 or toll-free at 1.844.962.5465. Please have the patient's Personal Health Number at hand for all tele-advice enquiries.


What can I enquire about?

  • Osteo-arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or other inflammatory conditions for interim management suggestions
  • New or undiagnosed concerns with foot and ankle, wrist, shoulders, hip and or knee problems
  • Help diagnosing a condition or injury or to discuss issues related to surgical conditions

More details

Please note: Acute fractures within eight weeks of injury should be directed to the orthopaedic surgeons on call at the sites through the Regional On Call Application (ROCA) as they often require a cast clinic follow up.

To request this service by phone, call 403-910-2551 and press 4, 6

Contact us

If you have a question, comment or technical issue, please call 403.910.2551 Ext 0, or email specialistlink@calgaryareapcns.ca.