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March 22, 2016

Please be advised that both contact centers for Ottawa and Toronto will be closed this Friday March 25, 2016 for the Good Friday holiday.  We will reopen on Saturday, March 26 at 10:00am and will be open on Easter Monday, March 28 at 8:00am.

Some clinics are open this holiday weekend! Please check our Wait Timer at left for the current day's clinic hours, locations open, and doctors on duty.

Have a "hoppy" holiday!


January 21, 2016
Our Ottawa Contact Center Hours of operation are changing.

Starting Monday January 25, 2016, we are available to take your calls (613-482-0118) during the following times:

Monday – Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am-2:00pm
Sunday Closed

If you need to see a doctor, please visit one of our clinics.

Click Wait Times and Locations at left to see which clinics are open, which doctors are available and the approximate wait time.

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Create your own personal Patient Portal account by clicking the large icon at the top of this page.

-          Visit your personal Patient Portal to:
o   Book, Reschedule and Cancel any of your appointments.
o   Review your upcoming specialist appointments.
o   Find out if your test results have come in.
o   Find out the reason why we called you.


January 12, 2016

Great News!

We have a new Appletree Medical Centre opening in Ottawa on January 18th.
T
he full address is 356A Woodroffe Ave Ottawa ON K2A 3V6.

We are located across from the Carlingwood Mall and next to the Pharmasave near Kettleman's.

Visit our wait-time tool for up to date information on hours, doctors on duty and current wait times!

November 26, 2015

Over 50? Don't forget to get your Shingles Vaccine!

Last year alone, our Appletree family doctors treated over 2,000 patients for Shingles! This is a common, painful condition that in people over 50 can lead to chronic debilitating pain. The vaccine that can prevent it is a safe and effective single dose option that is now recommended for all adults over 50, with few exceptions

To update your vaccines check the current wait time online at http://www.appletreemedicalgroup.com/locations.php and visit any Appletree Medical Centre location during open office/walk in hours at your convenience.

If you would like to book an appointment and determine your insurance coverage for specific vaccines prior to being vaccinated please call our coverage line 1-877-925-8993 between 9am and 4pm, Monday to Friday.

October 20, 2015

Flu shots are in!  Flu shots are available on a walk-in basis - there is no appointment necessary.  Check our wait timer at left to see which clinics have it available. 

April 8, 2015

Dr. Bell speaks about access to healthcare in Gatineau in this interview.

April 6, 2015

As you may have already read in the news, one of our hardworking Appletree staff members, Alex Sanghwan, was critically injured while on vacation in Florida. He is currently under hospital care in Miami where he fighting for his life.

A fundraiser has been set up in his name in hopes to raise the financial support needed to pay for his growing medical bills. Please visit this site for more information on how you can help.

Our thoughts and with his family during this very difficult time. 

January 20, 2015

Great News! Appletree welcomes Dr. Gaby Doumit, Plastic Surgeon.

Dr. Doumit, the first Canadian surgeon to ever perform a face transplant and is a well-known surgeon and innovator, lecturer, writer and author who uses state-of-the-art, advanced plastic surgery techniques. Dr. Doumit received his bachelor and medical degrees from the University of Ottawa. Dr Doumit then completed full general surgery training at the University of Ottawa, full plastic surgery training at Temple University Hospital, and craniofacial/aesthetic surgery fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He then joined the world famous Cleveland Clinic hospital department of plastic surgery as director of craniofacial surgery where he frequently operated on royalties and celebrities. 

Dr. Doumit is a consultant at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, as well as Montreal’s well known facility, Rockland MD and is joining us at Appletree in Ottawa.  Dr. Doumit is certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for general surgery and plastic surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Gaby Doumit performs aesthetic cosmetic treatments and sees consults for plastic surgeries locally in our offices.  He has hospital privileges in Montreal where he performs his advanced surgeries.

He will see patients for the following:

•             Acne Scarring Repair and Treatment
•             Cosmetic Botox injection
•             Cosmetic filler injection
•             Facelifts/Necklifts
•             Blepharoplasty
•             Rhinoplasty
•             Facial implant surgeries
•             Abdominoplasty
•             Liposuction
•             Breast augmentation
•             Breast lift
•             Brow lift
•             Otoplasty
•             Breast reduction
•             Arm lift
•             Thigh lift
•             Hair transplant
        

Call us at 613.482.0118 to book your appointment with Dr. Gaby Doumit for your free consultation or ask your doctor for a referral.

December 22, 2014

Holiday Hours

This December 25, 26 and January 1 our Central Booking centre will be closed, operating at reduced hours on December 24 and 31.  Some Appletree clinics will be open!  To see which clinics are open, which doctors are on duty and the approximate wait time, please click Current Wait Times and Locations at left.  
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September 1, 2014.

Appletree welcomes Dr. Matt Lachman!  Dr. Lachman is a family doctor accepting new patients at our Appletree clinic located at 2150 Robertson Road in Bells Corners.  If you are feeling unwell, there is no appointment necessary - simply check our Wait Timer and come in!

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Aug 7 2014

Did you know we offer a offer a local Quebec phone number with French speaking agents? Call us at 819-303-0175 to arrange your appointments.

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July 29, 2014

This Civic Holiday, Monday, August 4, some Appletree clinics will be open!  To see which clinics are open, which doctors are on duty and the approximate wait time, please click Current Wait Times and Locations at left.  

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May 26th 2014

Canadian Health Systems, an Ottawa based firm and a leader in the field of electronic medical records (EMR), is hiring!

Are you a software developer who would like to make an impact in the delivery of health care?
Are you are a self-motivated achiever who can produce consistent and reliable results on demanding schedules?

If so then Canadian Health Systems is looking for YOU!

Please visit our website here for a full summary of qualifications required and apply by emailing your cover letter and resume to: hr@chsinc.ca

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May 12, 2014

For your convenience, Appletree Central Booking is open:

Monday to Thursday: 8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm

The number is 613-482-0118.

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May 10, 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Susinder Singh Sidhu, who won a 42" flat-screen TV in the Appletree raffle at Primary Care Today this year!  Thank you to everyone who came by our booth and submitted a ballot.  See you next year!

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March 18, 2014

Protect Yourself

Shingles (Herpes Zoster) is a painful rash that can occurs in 20% of seniors.  Protect yourself today and receive the Zostavax vaccine.  This vaccine is recommended for all people aged 60+ and is available at all Appletree locations.

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January 10, 2014

Do you have an idea, suggestion, or other feedback?

Thank you for your interest in providing feedback.  You are welcome to submit it to: info@appletreemedicalgroup.com. While we cannot reply to all ideas, suggestions, comments and complaints, we do review them all and direct them to the appropriate person. Unfortunately, for medical and legal reasons, we are unable to provide clinical advice in an email format. Our best recommendation is to see your family physician in person. You can find detailed information for each medical centre in our “Wait Times and Locations” area of our site.

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November 15, 2013

Appletree working with the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) to increase access to care!

We are honoured to be working with OTN on a telemedicine pilot project to improve access to care for our patients.  For more information about the project, now offered at select clinics, click here.

Additional Appletree physicians are available through telemedicine, for a large number of common conditions, in order to reduce wait times and increase access to care.  These conditions include:
• Allergy symptoms of nose and eyes
• Blood Glucose Check
• Blood Pressure Check
• Bug Bites, Poison Ivy, Eczema, Psoriasis or Mild Sunburn
• Cold Sores or Cankers on face, mouth or lips (non-genital)
• Cold, Upper Respiratory Infection, Sore Throat or Flu-Like Symptoms
• Ear Infection, Earache, or Swimmers Ear
• Eye Infection, Pinkeye or Styes
• Female Urinary Tract Infection
• Head Lice
• Infected Toenail or Fingernail
• Medication Renewal (no controlled or addictive medications)
• Minor Burns
• Minor Rashes (e.g., Impetigo, Shingles, Ringworm)
• New Onset Cough (less than 10 days)
• Pregnancy Test, Birth Control Renewal, Birth Control Advice or IUD Prescription
• Referral to specialist or allied health professional (e.g., massage therapy, physiotherapy)
• Sinus Infection or Sinusitis
• Test Results
• Work Notes or Medical Certificates

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