Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Neurologist?
A Neurologist is a medical doctor with specialized training in treating conditions involving the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles. Common conditions treated by Neurologists include headaches, epilepsy, stroke, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, neuropathy, dementia, and numerous other conditions not listed above.
What is a Headache Neurologist?
A Headache Neurologist is a Neurologist that has completed additional training in headache medicine, and has expertise in the treatment of various headache conditions.
How do I get an appointment?
As per OHIP regulations, all patients need to be referred by a medical doctor to be seen in this clinic. Please contact your family doctor who will evaluate your concerns and submit a referral if necessary.
Currently this clinic is only seeing patients aged 18 and above.
Please note that we do not accept walk-ins.
Is this covered by OHIP?
All clinic visits are covered by provincial insurance plans (ex. OHIP in Ontario). Patients who do not have any provincial health coverage may be accepted, although fees may apply. Please contact us for further details.
Please note not all services offered in clinic are covered by provincial insurance plans (ie. OHIP). There are fees for non-OHIP covered services. Please contact us for details.
Are there fees for asking my healthcare provider to fill out forms on my behalf?
Yes. Certain forms requested will result in administration fees, and may vary based on time and complexity.
Are there fees for missing my appointment?
Yes, there may be fees associated with missing your appointment. If you miss your appointment or fail to cancel within 48 business hours, there will be a charge of $100 for new patients and $50 for follow-up appointments. These fees are payable before an appointment can be rescheduled.
It is extremely important to provide ample notice of any appointment cancellations, as it provides our clinic the resources to provide medical care to others who are waiting.