Frequently Asked Questions

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_toggle title=”Where are you located?” el_id=”1459717180728-2d74b353-1f6a”]Inside the Primacy Clinic in the Loblaws at the Gloucester Shopping Centre.  The address is 1980 Ogilvie Road, Ottawa, ON, K1J 9L3

You can view a map of our location here.[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_toggle title=”Is parking readily available?” el_id=”1459717311704-abfcda27-4367″]Yes, there is lots of FREE parking right outside the clinic’s doors.[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_toggle title=”Do I need a referral to see a doctor?” el_id=”1459717370264-e25fe48d-3223″]Yes, all patients who are new to LEAF must be referred by a doctor or nurse practitioner to be seen at LEAF.[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_toggle title=”Is there a fee to see a doctor?” el_id=”1459717433767-5c6bf2b1-b68a”]Not if you’re covered by OHIP and referred by a physician or nurse practitioner. If you are from out of province or do not have a valid OHIP card, then there is a fee to see one of our physicians.[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_toggle title=”Do your doctors treat children?” el_id=”1459717487847-29d0c676-2dad”]Not at this time… our specialists focus on the care of those who are 18 years of age and older.[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_toggle title=”What happens after my first visit with a doctor?” el_id=”1459717599892-424ef89c-b81a”]After your consultation with one of our physicians, you might choose to enroll in a LEAF program such as LIFE™, ROOT™, or BUDS™.  From that point, our staff will help arrange the appropriate follow-up and support at LEAF.[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_toggle title=”Is there a cost for your programs?” el_id=”1459718036862-43eb6e79-e3ff”]Yes. LEAF offers four medical programs at this time: PODS™, BUDS™, ROOT™, and LIFE™.  We have to charge for our programs because we do not receive funding from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MoH&LTC) or the Ontario Bariatric Network (OBN).[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_toggle title=”Can I meet only with a dietitian?” el_id=”1459718230142-1310fc54-ca85″]Yes. The BUDS™ program is specifically meant for people who only want to have private consultations with a registered dietitian and do not need medical supervision from a LEAF physician.[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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