General Surgery

How do I access this service?
A written or phone referral is needed from your famly doctor or from an emergency physician to see the surgeon.

Where do I register on my first appointment or for my surgery?
Please come to Suite 4 of the Health Care Centre, located on the first floor.  Please remember to bring your Ontario Health Card to every visit.  Staff on duty will have your pre-registration information there.

It is extremely important that you follow the directions your doctor provided you if you are having surgery.  You will not be permitted to drive home, therefore please ensure you have a ride arranged.

How do I cancel or reschedule an appointment to see the doctor or have surgery?
You must call the Outpatient Clinic directly during normal business hours at 905-768-3311 ext 1138.
Please give us enough notice to allow another patient to be booked.

Where is the Outpatient Clinic?
The Outpatient Clinic is located on the first floor in suite 4 of the Health Care Centre. Parking is available in the main parking lot and parking tokens are available at the Registration desk. The cost is $4.00.

Who provides this service?
Dr. Alaqeel performs general surgery at West Haldimand General Hospital.

What services does the department provide?
The Outpatient Clinic performs many services. There are a number of specialty clinics such as Urology, Rheumetology, Orthopedics, Psychogeriatrics, Paediatrics, Internal Medicine, Gynecology and Gastroenterology.