Ambulatory Care Clinics (Outpatient)
Ambulatory Care Clinics at St Joseph's Care Group has a number of clinics that are accessible to members of our community and region. Having access to high caliber specialists from Thunder Bay, London, Toronto, etc. to provide these specialized clinics in Thunder Bay continues to limit traveling with the subsequent hardships and expenses for many people in Northern Ontario.
You need a referral from your physician to be seen in this clinic. Dr. William Brown; a visiting Neurologist and Dr. Howse; neurologist from Thunder Bay regional Health Sciences Centre both attend this clinic. The MS Clinic participates in numerous research projects that you may have the opportunity to participate in. St. Joseph’s Care Group recognizes the challenges that MS Clients have travelling and is proud to offer this service in Thunder Bay.
You need a referral from your physician to be seen in this clinic. Dr. Jog is a neurologist from London, Ontario and specializes in clients with movement disorders.
You need a referral from your physician to be seen in this clinic. We have two visiting Rheumatologist from southern Ontario who attend this clinic.
Wound, Ostomy and Continence Clinic
You need a referral from your physician to be seen in this clinic but if you have been seen by the team in the past; a self referral is considered.
You need a referral from your physician to be seen in this clinic. A Dermatologist from Southern Ontario provided services to this clinic about 4 times per year.
Clients who have a confirmed diagnosis of COPD with a spirometry/PFT require a referral. Clients may be smoking and smoking cessation will be provided.
COPD stands for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and is a long-term lung disease usually caused by tobacco smoke. COPD is a disease than makes it hard to breathe due to lung damage. COPD includes a few lung diseases: Chronic Bronchitis, Emphysema, Bronchiectasis, Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency. COPD can affect every part of your life... your ability to work, can change relationships with your spouse, family friends and co-workers. COPD can't be cured but it can be treated. The COPD Education Clinic will help you cope with the challenges of living with COPD. A Respirologist oversees this program.