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This clinic offers comprehensive pre- and post-travel care for travellers’ health needs. It also deals with health issues related to migration. All vaccines, including yellow fever, are available.

Pre-Travel Medicine Consultation

Consultations are available by appointment only, through patient self-referral or physician referral.
This service is not covered under OHIP. Appointments cost $60.

This consultation will provide:

  • Comprehensive counselling on issues related to health while traveling
  • An individual health risk assessment
  • Teaching on health precautions to minimize health risk factors
  • Vaccinations and prophylaxis, as required

To make an appointment

General Campus, 2nd floor, Module G
Fax referral to: 613 737-8164
Clinics run on Fridays: 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Tel: 613-737-8856

Tropical Medicine / Post-Travel Consultations

Consultations are available by appointment only. A physician’s referral is required.
This service is covered under OHIP.

This consultation will provide care for the returned traveller or migrant through assessment, diagnosis and treatment, as required.

To make an appointment

Physician Referral Needed

Fax referral to: 613 761-5260
Clinics run on Thursdays: Noon – 4 p.m.
Tel: 613-798-5555 ext. 19388


This clinic sees a wide variety of patients with diagnoses that include post-operative wound infections, endocarditis (inflammation around the heart), bacteremia (blood poisoning), as well as tropical diseases, sexually transmitted diseases and tuberculosis. Patients will be thoroughly assessed to confirm their diagnosis through such things as x-rays, blood work and body fluid testing. They will be treated according the doctor’s direction.

Contact Us

Civic Campus
190 Melrose Ave., JMain (Main floor) building directly behind the Heart Institute 
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 – 4:00pm
Fax Referral to: 613 761-5260
Office Tel: 613 761-4155

Directions to Infectious Disease Clinic, Vascular Surgery Clinic & Wound Healing Centre

General Campus
Main Building, 2nd Floor, Module G
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 – 4:00pm
Fax Referral to: 613 737-8164
Clinic Tel: 613-737-8856


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Last updated on: June 15th, 2021