Make an appointment

How to make your first appointment


Depending on the specialty or clinic, there are different ways to make a first appointment at the MUHC.


Your doctor must send your request directly to the Centre de repartition des demandes de service (CRDS) for the following services:

  • Cardiology
  • ENT
  • Gastroenterology
  • General surgery
  • Hematology-oncology
  • Internal medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Physiatry
  • Rheumatology
  • Urology

  • Vascular surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Microbiology
  • Geriatrics
  • Allergy-Immunology
  • Respiratory
  • Psychiatry
  • Medical oncology
  • Plastic surgery
  • Gynecology


If you have been referred by a specialist for one of the following specialties, please send your referral to our appointment center, by fax: 514 934-4404 or email:  [email protected]

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Breast Center
  • Cardiology
  • CVIS
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • ENT
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hematology
  • IDTC
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Internal Medicine(RVH ONLY)
  • Nephrology (RVH ONLY)
  • Nutrition
  • Orthopaedics
  • Respiratory
  • Rheumatology
  • Tropical Medicine
  • Vascular Surgery

Since April 6, 2021 surgical ambulatory clinics no longer use the appointment centre (ARC) to book patient appointments. This impacts the following surgical clinics:

Site Clinic Phone Extension
Glen Otolaryngology, Head and Neck, Voice Lab 514-843-2099  
Glen Colorectal Surgery 514-934-8486  
Glen Urology 514-843-1608  
Glen Plastic Surgery 514-934-1934 35194
MGH Plastic Surgery 514-934-1934 44341
de Maisonneuve Ophthalmology 514-934-1934 44089


Required information

To facilitate the processing of your referral, you must include the following information:

  • First and last name 
  • Date of birth            
  • Medicare or health insurance information
  • Reason for consultation
  • Phone number(s) to be reached
  • Name and license number of your referring physician

Note: Referrals which are not intended to one of the specialties listed above OR are incomplete/illegible will be returned.

Follow-up appointment

If you would like to book a follow-up appointment or to cancel or reschedule any existing appointment in a clinic that you were referred to by a specialist listed above, please call the appointment center at 514-934-8488.

Please note that you can ask for a follow-up appointment at the clinic reception, following your visit.

Clinics and services directory

Certain specialties manage their own appointments and are not integrated with the Appointment Center. Consult the clinic directory if you need to contact a department or send a referral from your specialist to a department that is not listed above.