Guideline on Services
Refer to below for reasons to visit your family doctor:
General health concern
In Canada, all medical concerns that are not urgent or emergent (which go to Emergency Room) are first seen by the family doctor. We solve the majority of concerns and will refer to specialists if beyond family medicine scope.
Blood work / labs / imaging
Basic urine tests are done at this office, but otherwise, you will be given a requisition to complete bloodwork at Lifelab and imaging at various other locations. This is standard practice in Canada.
All bloodwork requisition needs to be completed by a doctor.
Most mental health conditions are cared for by family doctors in Canada. Only treatment-resistant or complex patients are referred to Psychiatrists.
Dr. Lee provides treatment for:
Depressions & anxiety
Schizophrenia, other psychoses
Prevention & screening
Prevention is the goal of family medicine.
All adults after age 40 are encouraged to have an annual checkup visit.
Below are some other screening:
Routine bloodwork (lipids, a1c)
PSA test (*optional)
Low dose CT for prolonged heavy smokers
Prenatal & well baby care
Dr. Lee provides early stage pregnancy care. She does not do obstetrics (i.e. deliver babies), so you will be referred to an obstetrician or family doctor who delivers during second trimester.
Well babies checks are done by Dr. Lee.
Partial physical exams are done as needed.
Otherwise, common full physical exams include:
Annual physical for healthy adults
Refer to "Private services" for pricing on noninsured physicals.
Patient education & counsel
You can book appt for help with:
Menopause/ hormone replacement
To see a specialist in Canada, you must be referred by a family doctor (or other primary care/ emergency room doctor).
Dr. Lee will assess if areferral is indicated, and send in the referral.