Specialty Clinics

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Outpatient clinics and associated health professionals

An outpatient is someone who goes to a hospital or clinic for a procedure which does not require an overnight stay at the hospital. A number of health care professionals are associated with HGMH and provide clinics on-site.

Family Practice

Currently, there are seven family physicians with private practices in conjunction with Hôpital Glengarry Memorial Hospital (HGMH), housed within the building itself.

Endoscopy

Endoscopy is the term used for the visual inspection of the internal parts of the body by means of an endoscope. Gastroscopies, colonoscopies and sigmoidoscopies are done in our clinic. We have a team of endoscopists, and appointments are by physician referral only.

Gynecology

Gynecology deals directly with the problems and disorders arising in the biosex female reproductive system. Appointments with Dr. Ywakim and Dr. Nadkarni are by physician referral only.

Neurology

Neurology is the branch of medicine which deals exclusively with problems in the nervous system. Appointments with Dr. Suranyi are by physician referral only.

Optometry

Our optometrist provides onsite visual rehabilitation consultations as requested by the rehabilitation team, as well as in-patient general oculo-visual consultations if requested by a staff physician. Dr. Smith is our optometrist.

Orthopaedics

Orthopaedics is the field of medicine concerned with bones, structure and related problems. Dr. Elkurbo provides clinics at HGMH, serving as our Specialist in this department. Appointments with Dr. Elkurbo are by physician referral only.

Regional Diabetes Program

Patients of the Regional Diabetes Program can be seen at HGMH or at the Centre de santé communautaire de l'Estrie by their diabetic nurse educator and dietician.

Respirology

Respirology refers to the study and treatment of breathing disorders. The respirologist at HGMH is Dr. Schneiderman. Appointments are by physician referral only. Diagnostic tests that may be ordered by a physician and done at this clinic include flow rates and pulmonary function testing.

Physiatry

Physiatry is a medical specialty focusing in the areas of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine. The ultimate goal of physiatry is to restore or maximize functional ability and improve quality of life. Any person with injury, illness or pain affecting the musculoskeletal, neurological or cardiorespiratory function could benefit from the expertise of a Physiatrist. Dr. Reen is our physiatry specialist. Appointments with Dr. Reen are by physician referral only.

Other Specialists

Our hospital can provide patients with the opportunity to have their health care closer to home via the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN).

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