We connect patients with qualified doctors in Durham Region and Scarborough.Instead of having to go to the walk-in clinic, wait for the doctor in the convenience of your own home. The visit is free of charge with a valid Ontario Health Card (OHIP).
The service is optimal for patients who are unable to leave their homes due to any reason. We regularly help the elderly and young families with infants or toddlers.
Durham Doctors House Call Service believes that our patients needs are of the utmost importance. Our entire team is committed to meeting those needs.
Durham Public Health
9 am - 8 pm
7 days a week
Please call as early as possible, doctors are limited to how many patients they can see, if you call after 8:00pm there may be a chance you won't see the doctor that day.
If you call and there is no answer we may be helping another patient, please leave your name and number and your call will be returned.
Date of Birth
Ontario Health Card Number
Nature of the concern
Our staff will ask some questions to make sure the patient is able to wait for the house call. Our doctors do not provide refills for narcotics.
Do I need to register to use your service?
No, you do not need to register. Simply call us at (905) 619-6641 and request for a qualified doctor to visit you at home.
Is this service covered by OHIP?
Yes, this is a free service as long as you have a valid health card (OHIP).
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.
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.
What if I do not have an OHIP card?
You can still use the services, 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.
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 Durham Region and Scarborough.
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 home.
Our telephone referral service links patients with general practitioners, for in home medical treatment. This provides patients with a viable alternative to medical care without ever having to leave their home, and provides physicians with an excellent way to supplement their income. We take great pride in providing patients with optimal medical care and service, while at the same time, working with our doctors' busy schedules.
Durham Doctors House Call Service provides you, the physician, a list of patients to visit, and all of their pertinent information (name, DOB, address, OHIP#, and reason for the visit). By giving us your availability, you choose the dates and times to work, that best suit your schedule.
Durham Doctors House Call Service has been in successful operation for over four years now, and we are growing rapidly. We are excited about adding additional doctors to our roster. If this sounds like an exciting opportunity that will enhance your practice, please call our office for additional information.