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Endocrinology – Obesity and Lipids

Referral Criteria:

We Accept Referrals   We Do Not Accept Referrals
From: Physicians, Pediatricians, and other Health Care Providers

For the following types of patients:
  • BMI > 85th% for age and sex and any 2 of the following: TG >1.5 mmol/L, HDL-C <1.0 mmol/L, Hypertension, Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (ALT > 40 mIU/L)
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Hyperlipidemia LDL-C >4.2 mmol/L
For the following types of patients:

  • 17 years of age and older


For these patients, please refer to:
  • Adult centre

Making a Referral

Mail or fax the referral form to:

Endocrinology Clinic, CHEO
401 Smyth Road
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1
Fax: 613-738-4236

  • Please indicate on the referral if an interpreter is required and for which language if not English or French.
  • Once the referral has been received, reviewed and triaged, an appointment will be booked.
  • The patient and family will be notified directly with their appointment time.
  • If the status of your patient changes, it is your responsibility to notify CHEO.

Provide This Information for Patients and Families

  • The Endocrinology Clinic is located in C-10.
  • Please bring the following with you to your appointment:
  • health card
  • any medications.
  • For more information about your visit to CHEO, please visit GettingToCHEO
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