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Re: Scared... can somebody tell me what this is?

Postby Savaici » 25 Jan 2016, 13:59

Sana12

Here is a link, that is for CRS in Canada:

http://cscrs.ca/colon-and-rectal-surgeons-directory/

It's also up in the 'Tell us about your doctor' sub-forum :smilyhug:
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Re: Scared... can somebody tell me what this is?

Postby chachacha » 25 Jan 2016, 14:11

And you should note, that while there are a couple of Ontario doctors listed near the top, you have to scroll quite far down to see most of them.
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Re: Scared... can somebody tell me what this is?

Postby chachacha » 25 Jan 2016, 17:22

Usually, in Toronto, each hospital will have one or two specialists in each medical field (sometimes that is a junior and a senior, but sometimes it's two of the same). You do have to be referred by a family physician, but if Sana has this list, she could at least call to see who deals with fissures (rather than the CRS's that her GP says only look after cancer patients), who might be taking new patients, and then give that much smaller list to her GP. Often, a GP is not willing to do that extra legwork, and will just refer to a general surgeon instead, because it's easier.
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Re: Scared... can somebody tell me what this is?

Postby chachacha » 25 Jan 2016, 17:55

In Toronto, most CRS's go under the heading of General Surgeon, but of all the General Surgeons, the ones on the list above specialize in colorectal issues. There are other General Surgeon's who specialize in other areas too, such as breast cancer. I have personally never seen or heard of a CRS who only deals with cancer, most deal with all of the colorectal problems you list above, but maybe Sana's family doctor has.

Interesting that two cities, in the same province seem to be very different on this front.
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Re: Scared... can somebody tell me what this is?

Postby m_cush » 25 Jan 2016, 19:22

Yeah that is strange that two cities, in the same Province, that are actually pretty close together work completely differently. I think the only "General" that we have here in Ottawa is your Family Doctor, General Practioner, but they can't even comment on any thing outside of their Jurisdiction which is like Colds and Viruses or something simple.

You just go and tell your GP what's going on and they refer you to a Specialist to have it dealt with.

Then the Doctors that they actually refer you to, the actual Surgeons, are almost always world renowned.
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Re: Scared... can somebody tell me what this is?

Postby Savaici » 25 Jan 2016, 22:34

Sana12, do hope you have seen the information, with the link, for Colon and Rectal surgeons in Canada.

If you missed it, here is the link again for you, and we all hope it will be of some help. Good luck. :smilyhug:

Note what chachacha said about working your way to the bottom of the list.

http://cscrs.ca/colon-and-rectal-surgeons-directory/

Sana12 wrote:m_cush, you are lucky to find a good colorectal surgeon where you live, I am in fact don't see any good about Canadian health system. I was told than in Ontario colorectal surgeons are dealing with cancer and not fissure-hemorrhoids, my online search confirmed that. My family physician doesn't know anyone so I was operated by a general surgeon as many others. Now I am looking for a second opinion. Do you know a real proctologist in Toronto area? I can't go to Ottawa where Dr. Boushey is.
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Re: Scared... can somebody tell me what this is?

Postby thatpinoydude » 15 Jun 2016, 08:33

Hi m_cush, how are you doing these days? Have you undergone the surgery?

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