We accept booking for diagnostic testing as a referral
from a Physician. A completed Laboratory
Requisition Form including the Referring Physician’s
signature and reason for testing is necessary. All
tests provided by Whitby Cardiovascular Institute
are covered by the Ministry of Health, Ontario (OHIP).
Prior to a patient having a medical diagnostic test
performed, a history is taken and procedure explained
to the patient.
Cardiac assessments are performed through Cardio-pulmonary
Stress Testing, Risk Factor Analysis and Cardiac
Database analysis completed by a Nurse or Respiratory
Technologist(RRT) and supervising Physician. Cardiac
Ultrasound and Stress-Echo tests are performed by
the Cardiac sonographer and the supervising Physician.
We provide vascular assessment for Carotid tests,
Peripherial Arterial Disease, Venous Duplex Scanning
to rule out Deep Vein Thrombosis (D.V.T.). Vascular
procedures are performed by a Vascular sonographer
under the supervision of a Physician.
Any significant findings in any of our diagnostic
procedures is immediately conveyed to the referring
physician by telephone, with a copy of the test results
faxed to the doctor.