Information for Physicians

Operating since 1996, our community based, OHIP-funded Memory Clinic is staffed by neurologists and family physicians with care of the elderly fellowship training and/or focused practice designations.

We have expanded our services to include movement disorders, migraine, epilepsy and general neurology. We offer Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction courses for caregivers. Non-OHIP services includes Communication Therapy provided by our consultant  Speech Language Therapist and Driving assessment/rehabilitation.


Whom should you refer?

  • Individuals with progressive cognitive symptoms, Mild Cognitive Impairment, or dementia.
  • Individuals with any stage of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s or migraine who are interested in clinical trial opportunities.
  • Families requiring assistance caring for someone with dementia.
  • Individuals with isolated cognitive deficits (e.g., aphasia).
  • General neurology including migraine, epilepsy, or movement disorders.

What is the referral process?

  • Fax your request for consultation to (416) 386–0458.
  • You can download our referral form or use your own.
  • Include patient ID, referral reason, past health, current medications.
  • Fax relevant lab reports, imaging reports, prior consults, hospital summaries.

After you fax a referral:

  • We will fax you an appointment for your patient, along with instructions and a map.
  • We will pass this information on to your patient or their caregiver.
  • Please notify us if you are unable to reach your patient or if an alternate date is needed.
  • We make reminder calls to patients in advance of their scheduled appointments.

Physician Education

We offer a variety of educational events for physicians and medical students wishing to increase their knowledge and practical skills. Some of these activities are described below. To inquire or sign up, contact us at (416) 386-9761.

Our Facility

Family Physician Workshops

We hold on-site half-day sessions, in which family physicians participate in case discussions and interactive problem solving on a variety of dementia related topics. Topics are selected to suit the interests and needs of each group.

Specialist Workshops

Same format as for family physicians but geared to the needs and interests of internists, geriatricians, neurologists and psychiatrists.

Rotations for Medical Residents and Fellows

We offer out-patient electives for residents in geriatrics, psychiatry, internal medicine, neurology and Family Medicine Care of the Elderly .

Electives for Undergraduate Medical Students

Medical students have the opportunity to advance their clinical skills in brain-behaviour relationships through participation in electives.

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