Doctors

Emergent Ophthalmology Consults:

Please note that any EMERGENT consultations for eye problems should be directed to the ON-CALL Ophthalmologist through Misericordia Health Centre switchboard at 204-774-6581.

Consults to Dr. Kogan:

For referral to Dr. Kogan, please fax a letter of referral to GEM Clinic (fax: 204-992-4006). Please indicate the level of urgency on the letter (urgent versus routine). We will fax back a confirmed appointment time and general information about the visit, and will also contact your patient directly with this information. Please review the appointment time and let us know if this meets your patient's needs. We also encourage you to contact your patient with the appointment information.

Consults to Dr. van der Zweep:

As of March 1, 2022, Dr. van der Zweep relocated his practice to Misericordia Health Centre. Please direct all referrals to his new clinic:

Misericordia Health Centre
99 Cornish Avenue, Room 225 - Green Desk
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 1A2
Phone: (204) 789-2425
Fax: (204) 786-0978

Consults to Dr. Rahman:

For referral to Dr. Rahman, please fax a letter of referral, stating the level of urgency to GEM Clinic (fax: 204-992-4006) We will fax back an appointment time and general information for your patient, and will also contact your patient directly with this information. Please review the appointment time and let us know if this meets your patient's needs. We also encourage you to contact your patient with the appointment information.

Consults to Dr. Aguayo:

As of June 1, 2022, Dr. Alberto Aguayo will be relocating his practice to Aqua-i-Laser. Please direct all referrals to his new clinic:

Aqua-i-Laser

1770 Taylor Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3N 0N8

Phone: (204) 560-2782

Fax: (204) 560-1000

 

Referrals for Diagnostic Testing:

GEM Clinic offers a variety of diagnostic testing including optic nerve imaging with OCT technology, Humphrey Visual Field and iTrace analysis. We are pleased to offer these tests to patients from other offices, at the same rates charged to GEM Clinic patients (only for non-insured tests). Please refer to Tests and Fees section for details. If you would like to refer your patient for testing only, please call our office to book an appointment.

Advising your patient:

For all referrals made to GEM Clinic, we would encourage you to contact your patient by phone and communicate the appointment time and general information in case there is a delay in the mail from our office. This is especially important for patients residing outside Winnipeg. For urgent consults, we will be contacting your patient by phone as well as mail. We recommend your patient refer to this website for detailed information about their appointment.

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