Health Care Professionals

Bariatric Surgery

Information for Health Care Professionals

Physicians considering application for prior approval for bariatric surgery out of country or out of province on behalf of their patients are encouraged to contact one of Ontario’s bariatric centres at the contact points provided below prior to applying.

Providers of Bariatric Services in Ontario

St. Joseph’s HealthCare Hamilton
phone number : 905-522-1155 Ext 33240
fax number :     905-521-6152
website :

Humber River Regional Hospital
phone number : 416-747-3720
fax number :     416-747-3731

Guelph General Hospital
phone number : 519-837-6440 ext. 2700
fax number : 519-837-6773

The Ottawa Hospital
The Weight Management Clinic
phone number : 613- 761-5101
fax number : 613- 761-5343
website :

Toronto Western Hospital (UHN)
phone number: 416-603-5800 ext. 6145
fax number: 416-603-5142
website :

Windsor Regional Hospital Regional Bariatric Assessment and Treatment Centre
phone number: 519-971-9206
fax number: 519-971-9566

Sick Kids (SickKids Team Obesity Management Program)
phone number: 416-813-5592
fax number: 416-813-8770

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre – Regional Bariatric Assessment and Treatment Centre
phone number: 807-684-6058
fax number: 807-344-7910

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