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The Bariatric Registry is intended for referral of ELECTIVE patients ONLY.

Organization: Ontario Bariatric Network - Bariatric Registry  
Phone Numbers: Information line: 905-522-1155 ext 35346
Hours: Vary, call for details
Service Description: Designed as a centralized referral system, as well as a standardized database collecting information on patients undergoing bariatric treatment within Ontario.

The centralized referral process will help coordinate care efforts, resulting in less duplication and shorter wait lists.

The Bariatric Registry will also help maximize the effectiveness of health care spending on obesity treatment and identify best practices providing a starting point for new policies and strategies surrounding standards of care. The creation of the bariatric registry is helping to achieve the goal of more efficient patient treatment.

Click here for a list of bariatric clinics.

Fees: None
Application: Physician provides referral by either printing the referral form available online and faxing it or by making the referral over the phone * the respective centre will contact patient to schedule first appointment and orientation session

Urgent post-operative care situations - contact your local hospital/Bariatric surgeon for immediate attention of the patient.
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: • BMI of 40+ or a BMI of 35 plus 2 co-morbidities
• Patient has a valid Ontario Health Card
• 18 yrs of age or older
• Elective patients only

Physician or health care provider must make the referral for their patient.
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Algoma, Barrie & Area, Bolton Caledon, Bramalea, Brampton, Brant, Burlington, Cambridge–North Dumfries, Chatham – Kent, City of Thunder Bay, Cochrane, Collingwood & Area, District of Kenora, District of Rainy River, District of Thunder Bay, Dufferin, Durham North East, Durham West, East Mississauga, East York, Elgin, Etobicoke, Grey and Bruce, Guelph–Puslinch, Haldimand Norfolk, Haliburton County and City of Kawartha Lakes, Halton Hills, Hamilton, Huron and Perth, James and Hudson Bay Coast, Kingston, Kitchener–Waterloo–Wellesley–Wilmot–Woolwich, Lanark, Leeds & Grenville, London and Middlesex, Midland, Penetanguishene & Area, Milton, Muskoka, Niagara, Niagara North West, Nipissing–Temiskaming, North Etobicoke, Malton, West Woodbridge, North Lanark/North Grenville, North West Mississauga, North York, Northern, Northumberland County, Oakville, Orillia & Area, Ottawa, Oxford and Norfolk, Peterborough City and County, Prescott/Russell, Quinte, Renfrew County, Rural Frontenac, Lennox & Addington, Rural Hastings, Sarnia – Lambton, Scarborough, Scarborough North, Scarborough South, South Etobicoke, South Simcoe, South West Mississauga, Stormont/Dundas/Glengarry, Sudbury–Manitoulin–Parry Sound, Toronto, Wellington, Windsor – Essex, York - Toronto, York Region  
See Also: Diabetes

This information was last completely updated on October 14, 2016

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Updated October 14, 2016
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