How to Refer a Patient
How to Refer a Patient
Referrals are made from a pediatrician, family doctor or nurse practitioner by faxing the required form, checklist, and documentation to the specialist as instructed below.
STEP 1: For instructions, please refer to the following document: How to refer a Patient
STEP 2: In our efforts to minimize wait times and optimize your patient’s initial visit with us, we kindly ask that you complete a disease specific checklist (below).
STEP 3: Complete a referral form with the required information.
Forms can be accessed here: PDF | Word (Right-Click and select 'Save Target As')
STEP 4: Fax both the referral form and the disease specific checklist to 2Q Clinic Fax (905) 521-5056.
Please note that we will be unable to triage your referral until the required form, checklist, and documentation are completed and attached to your referral.
2G Clinic, McMaster University Medical Centre, 2nd Floor
(905) 521-2100, extension 75093 Fax (905) 521-5056
What services do we provide?
Outpatient clinical service for children with endocrine problems
Where is the clinic located?
2G Clinic at McMaster (beside Information Desk main floor)
The clinic hours are Monday to Friday (closed on holidays)
- 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
- 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.
The clinics are not for emergencies. If your child needs to be seen on an urgent basis, please contact your family doctor or go to your local emergency department.
Changing your appointment
Please contact us as soon as possible, if you need to change your child's appointment or cancel the appointment.
If your child has a communicable disease such as Chicken Pox or has been in contact with someone with Chicken Pox, please call the clinic before you come to the hospital.
What should you bring to the clinic?
- Health Card for your child - the Ministry of Health requires us to validate your health card.
- Any x-rays or letters from your doctor
- Any notes or questions that you may have
Our philosophy is family-centered care. We strive to provide the best care possible.
The Family Resource Library is located in the 3F clinic. Volunteer staff are available to help families find information about their child's health or illness. Pamphlets, books, and resources on internet are available.
Every six months we survey families to ask your perceptions of care.
If you have concerns please contact Paul Agar, Clinical Manager.