The following pathways can be downloaded from Specialist Link
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
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding statutory holidays.
Please enter the Physician's Name and PracID, along with the Patient's PHN and Physician's Direct/Private Phone Number (without dashes or hyphens).
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This tele-advice service is closed. To see our holiday schedule, visit: Holiday tele-advice hours (specialistlink.ca)
For more information, please call 403.910.2551 Ext 0, or email [email protected]
(Please note: Calls and emails will be returned during office hours - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. Specialist Link is closed on Dec. 26, 27 and Jan. 2)
Please note: Acute fractures within four 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