SURGERY / SPINAL SURGERY

Associated Clinical Pathways

There are no pathways associated with this tele-advice service at this time.

eReferral Advice also available

eReferral Advice Request is available for neurosurgery procedure specialty advice. Providers who submit an eReferral Advice Request will receive a response back from a specialist within five calendar days.

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 Spinal 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?

  • Spinal cord compression, myelopathy
  • Radiculopathy secondary to spinal stenosis or herniated disc
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spinal deformity (scoliosis, kyphosis)
  • Tumours of the spinal column
  • Trauma -- fractures or ligamentous injury
  • Neurogenic claudication/spinal stenosis
  • Spinal infection -- discitis/osteomyelitis/epidural abscess
  • Post-operative management questions (when the operating surgeon is unavailable)

More details

This service is for non-urgent advice only.

To request this service by phone, call 403-910-2551 and press 4, 3

Contact us

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