Access to specialists through Telemedicine

Service Summary

The Deep River & District Hospital provides access to the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN). Using live two-way videoconferencing equipment we can help deliver clinical care and distance education among healthcare professionals and patients.

This service provides:

  • Timely access to specialists throughout Ontario
  • Reduced travel time and expense
  • Care closer to home

Some of the specialty clinics currently being offered in Deep River include:

  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Hematology
  • Mental Health
  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics
  • Respirology


Access to other specialists may be available upon request.

How to Get a Referral

  • Ask your physician if your referral to a specialist is suitable for telemedicine.
  • Ask your specialist if he/she uses telemedicine.
  • If your specialist agrees then the physician/specialist will contact the telemedicine coordinator to arrange the appointment.

Contact Us

For further information you can contact the Deep River & District Hospital Telemedicine Coordinator at: 613-584-3333 extension 7490.