What is Doctor Home Visit?
Doctor Home Visit is a house call referral service for doctors and patients. In short, we connect patients with qualified doctors in Vaughan. Instead of having to go to the walk-in clinic, all you have to do is wait for the doctor in the convenience of your own home.
Who can use Doctor Home Visit?
Children, adults and seniors. At this time, any Vaughan resident can use the service of Doctor Home Visit but it is best utilized when it comes to patients who are unable to leave their homes due to any reason. We regularly help the elderly and young families with infants or toddlers
What services do you offer?
Our main profile is to connect patients with health care professionals in Vaughan. A doctor will visit your home to examine you and give you medical advice in the case of common illnesses. Please note we cannot say we accept new patients because it means we are doing family practice, whereas this is episodic care, patients have to see their regular doctor.
- Doctor can call your pharmacy of choice for prescription on request.
- We can provide you copy of medical record of current visit.
Do I need to register to use your service?
No, you do not need to register. Simply call us at (905) 303-7888 and request for a qualified doctor to visit you at home.
What is the location of the Doctor Home Visit medical service?
Patients in need to see a doctor/house call in the city of Vaughan or anywhere in the Vaughan neighbourhood may call. The main Vaughan neighbourhoods include: Maple, Thornhill, Richmond Hill, Kleinburg or Woodbridge.
Is this service FREE?
Yes, this is a free service as long as you have a valid health card (OHIP).
What if I do not have an OHIP card?
You can still use the medical services of our doctors in Vaughan, however some fee will be charged upon the completion of the examination at your house. You may pay this fee directly to the physician. Please call or email us for more information about the fees.
When will the doctor arrive?
The doctor will most likely arrive to your house the same day you contact us. He/she will confirm the appointment by calling you first.
Who are the doctors performing the home visits?
Our doctors are all qualified family physicians providing house call who are scheduled to see patients in their homes throughout Vaughan.
Can a family member or someone else request a visit instead of the patient?
Yes, an authorized family member, friend, physician, nurse or a caregiver may request a visit from a doctor anywhere in Vaughan.
Can a doctor examine other patients within the same household during the same visit?
Yes, the doctor may see and examine more than one person in the same household during the same visit in your Vaughan based home. Please contact Doctor Home Visit in case there is more than one patient needing to be seen by the doctor so that we can arrange his other appointments accordingly.
What if I already have a doctor?
Having a family doctor in Vaughan or anywhere else should not be a problem when using the services of Doctor Home Visit, as our services are meant to provide a quick solution in cases where you are not able to visit your primary care provider. If you have no family doctor, Doctor Home Visit can provide you information to find a family physician.
What if I need emergency care?
If you are in an emergency or need urgent care, please call 911 right away.
Can doctors referred by Doctor Home Visit replace my primary health care doctor?
No, Doctor Home Visit provides the medical services of certified doctors in Vaughan. It is very important to have a permanent family doctor who conducts regular medical screenings for you. If you do not have a family doctor, Doctor Home Visit can give you information to find family doctor.
What if my condition gets worse while waiting for doctor?
Please immediately call 911 and cancel your appointment. We highly recommend that at least a second person be present at home at the time of doctor visit.