We at Kaleida understand that your time is important and so to better serve your needs we have compiled a list of common questions and their answers.
There are a variety of procedures that either cannot be found in Ontario or the wait time is simply too long. Kaleida Health's four hospitals provide an alternative so you can make your healthcare decision on your terms. It is not unlike the decision many of us make about elective cosmetic surgery, but in many cases there are more immediate improvements to your quality of life. So don't wait if you don't have to.
The process to obtain coverage can be found on the Ontario Ministry of health’s webpage here.
To assist in a more timely response to this question we have created “care pathways” for common procedures and can accurately estimate a package price at the time of your initial call.
Typically wait for a specialist is 7-10 days.
Wait time from date of your consultation is anywhere from 2-4 weeks.
Yes, a majority of medical tests such as a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computed Tomography (CT) and blood work all will require a script from a licensed physician.